All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Lance Armstrong’

Lance Armstrong Saddened By Death Of Robin Williams

As the world of movies mourn the loss of renowned actor Robin Williams, the cycling community also suffers grief in his passing. Off screen, Williams was a huge cycling enthusiast who once said he had so many bikes that he lost count. He was an enthusiastic follower of the professional cycling scene and was close friends with pros including five-time …

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Queen Elizabeth II’s Award-Winning Racehorse Fails Dope Test

Holy royal racehorse scandal! Queen Elizabeth II’s prized racehorse, Estimate, who won first place in the Gold Cup in 2013, has tested positive for the banned drug morphine, Buckingham Palace announced Tuesday. “On Thursday, July 17, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) announced that a number of post-race samples, obtained from recent race meetings, had been found to indicate the presence …

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Kate Hudson On Exes Doping and Botox

Kate Hudson dated Lance Armstrong in 2008 and Alex Rodriguez in 2009. The starlet claims that she was surprised when the two athletes both came clean about using performance enhancing drugs. “I was as shocked as anyone. But, I personally think that you make the choices you make and you should reap the consequences.” Does she think people over-reacted to …

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Lance Armstrong Gets Perfect Card in Cards Against Humanity. You Know the One.

On October 2nd, 1996, professional cyclist Lance Armstrong was diagnosed with stage three testicular cancer. On October 3rd, he underwent an orchiectomy to remove his cancerous testicle. Armstrong’s cancer had already spread to other parts of his body, and things looked grim. But as we all know, Lance Armstrong survived his battle with cancer, created a pretty dopey yellow bracelet, …

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Lance Armstrong Drops Names Of Persons That Helped Him Dope

Lance Armstrong, the celebrity cyclist, has for the first time, named the people who gave him, and helped him get illegal performance enhancing drugs for all seven of his Tour de France titles. In his public statement, he named the US Postal ex-team manager Johan Bruyneel, trainer Pepi Marti, Dr. Michele Ferrari, Dr. Pedro Celaya, and Dr. Luis Garcia del …

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Lance Armstrong Has Request Denied By Texas Judge

Tuesday was another day that didn’t go well for Lance Armstrong. The disgraced cyclist had made a request to halt an arbitration panel from reviewing the $12 million in bonuses a sports insurance company paid Armstrong before he admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs, but the judge denied Armstrong’s request. Judge Tonya Parker of Dallas County rejected Armstrong’s request, allowing the …

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Sheryl Crow Admits Knowledge of Armstrong’s Doping

In “Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong, The Tour de France and The Greatest Sports Conspiracy Ever,” a new book by Wall Street Journal reporters, Reed Albergotti and Vanessa O’Connell, set to release next Tuesday, Sheryl Crow admits that she knew what Lance was doing while he was doing it. Crow and Armstrong dated, and were even engaged, for a brief period of …

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‘The Armstrong Lie’ Gets an Official Trailer

One month ago, a teaser clip surfaced for the upcoming documentary The Armstrong Lie. It featured now-infamous cyclist Lance Armstrong fresh off his Oprah interview vamping about being misunderstood. The unapologetic stance Armstrong takes in the clip foreshadows a documentary filled with conflicting feelings and outright untruths. Now, an official trailer for The Armstrong Lie shows that the documentary just …

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Lance Armstrong Rambles About Lying in New Documentary Teaser

Alex Gibney won an Academy Award in 2008 for his documentary Taxi to the Dark Side. The following year, Gibney began following infamous cyclist Lance Armstrong as he attempted to come back from retirement to win yet another Tour de France. What was supposed to be an inspirational look at one of the most celebrated athletes in the U.S. became …

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Lance Armstrong & The Sunday Times Reach Settlement

Lance Armstrong finally reached a settlement with British newspaper The Sunday Times, after they sued him for damages they sustained in a 2004 libel suit with Armstrong. The American cycling champion proven to have been using performance-enhancing drugs throughout his career, sued the Times in 2006 after sports writers for the paper claimed he had been “doping” in order to …

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Lance Armstrong Settles Lawsuit

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong reached a settlement with the British newspaper the Sunday Times to recover part of a libel settlement Armstrong won against the paper. The Sunday Times chief sports writer David Walsh and deputy editor Alan English co-authored a book called LA Confidential which exposed the ins and outs of the drug and doping strategies of cycling teams …

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Lance Armstrong Still Champ, According to Armstrong

Lance Armstrong made an ill-advised visit to the Tour de France on Friday. On the occasion of the 100th edition of the race, Armstrong gave an interview to Le Monde, France’s premier daily newspaper. In the interview, Armstrong claims that the doping scandal that led to his professional demise has ruined his life, and the disgraced rider went on to …

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Armstrong Sells Estate in Austin, Texas

Lance Armstrong has had a rough couple of years. Once the most beloved athlete in the U.S. for his story of overcoming cancer to become a seven-time Tour de France winner, the cyclist has now fallen into disgrace. After years of litigation, the International Cycling Union (UCI) and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency last year stripped Armstrong of his titles and …

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Lance Armstrong Spotted in Los Angeles

Lance Armstrong may represent the largest shift of public perception surrounding an athlete since Pete Rose was caught betting on baseball. Armstrong maintained his steadfast rejection of doping rumors until the last possible second, making his lies seem all the greater. His world came crashing down last year as he was abandoned by sponsors and even by his own Liveotrong …

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Sheryl Crow And Lance: Doping Secrets “Devastating”

Sheryl Crow spoke briefly about her ex, Lance Armstrong, in an interview recently and said that she’s been waiting for the truth to come out. “I think that honesty is always the best bet and that the truth will set you free,” Crow said. “To carry around a weight like that would be devastating in the long run.” Armstrong’s now-infamous …

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Lance Armstrong Ruling: Stripped of Tour de France Titles

The International Cycling Union (UCI) today announced that it has completed its review of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s (USADA) decision regarding Lance Armstrong’s alleged doping. The UCI has decided not to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, and will recognize the USADA’s sanctions against Armstrong, which include stripping the athlete of his seven Tour de France titles. The …

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Lance Armstrong Parts Ways With LIVESTRONG Job, Nike

Lance Armstrong shocked millions when it was announced he was involved in a doping scandal earlier this year; after becoming a symbol of strength and hope for so many, the news that he may have acquired his seven Tour de France titles illegally came as a hard blow to those he inspired. Now, after having those titles invalidated and being …

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Sheryl Crow On Lance Armstrong Scandal: “Tiresome”

Sheryl Crow, who was famously engaged to American cyclist Lance Armstrong at the time he was allegedly doping, was interviewed by federal agents last year about his actions at that time. Crow traveled with Armstrong quite extensively during the three years they were together–from 2003 to 2006–and was closest to him during the timeframe of his last two Tour De …

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Lance Armstrong’s Former Teammates To Testify Against Him

The Tour de France has been pretty clean for the last couple of years. Mostly since the whole doping thing got so out of hand that at one point the active yellow jersey holder and his entire team were kicked out of the epic 3 week race. This year, the old trend of breaking doping news happening either in the …

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Sagan Wins Tour De France’s Crash Marred 3rd Stage [Video]

Breaking sports news video. MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL highlights and more. The Tour De France is considered the race to end all races. It is 3 weeks long and on average travels approximately 2,000 miles over 21 days. Some days are better than others and some days are more dangerous than others. Most of the time the bad ones or …

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Lance Armstrong Invests In Mobli

Mobli, a social networking startup focusing on sharing photo and video, just got some star power in the form of a new investor. Lance Armstrong, professional cyclist and seven time winner of the Tour de France, has invested an undisclosed amount of money in the company, according to a new report. Mobli apparently intends to use Armstrong’s fame as a …

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