Lance Armstrong

Armstrong talking to USADA head in hopes of reducing lifetime cycling ban: Reports

Armstrong talking to USADA head in hopes of reducing lifetime cycling ban: Repor

Wellington, Mar 19 : Disgraced former American cyclist is hoping to potentially reduce his lifetime ban for the sport he loves and he talked to the head of the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) last week for the same.

An anonymous person reportedly revealed that Armstrong and Travis Tygart met for six hours for a private discussion.

UCI chief brands Armstrong's plan to ride part of Tour de France route this year 'disrespectful'

Lance Armstrong

Wellington, Mar 18 - Head of cycling's governing body Brian Cookson has branded disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong's plan to ride part of this year's Tour de France route for charity as 'disrespectful.

Armstrong, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles because of blood doping, has been invited by former English footballer and fellow cancer survivor Geoff Thomas to join him in raising money for a leukaemia charity.

Armstrong persuaded to ride Tour de France route 24 hours ahead of race for cancer charity

Armstrong persuaded to ride Tour de France route 24 hours ahead of race for canc

Wellington, Mar 16 : A fellow cancer survivor has persuaded disgraced former American cyclist Lance Armstrong to ride the Tour de France route 24 hours prior to the peloton this year.

Former English Premier League footballer Geoff Thomas, who captained Crystal Palace in the early 1990s, said initially that he thought the idea would be too controversial, but later changed his mind and following an initial phone conversation he went to America to convince the confessed drugs cheat to come and help him raise money for the Cure Leukaemia charity.

Armstrong deeply 'sorry' for many things 'he has done'

Armstrong deeply 'sorry' for many things 'he has done'

London, Mar 10 : Disgraced former US cyclist Lance Armstrong has admitted that he is deeply sorry for the many things he has done, after a report by Cycling Independent Reform Commission ( CIRC) revealed how the American and cycling's world governing body, Union Cycliste International, colluded to circumvent doping accusations against him from 1999 to 2009.

The 227-page report has claimed that the UCI colluded with Armstrong not only to circumvent doping accusations but also to cement the former cyclist's status as the pre-eminent personality in sport.

Lance Armstrong pleads guilty to careless driving in Aspen

Lance Armstrong

Aspen - Lance Armstrong pleaded guilty to careless driving for hitting two parked cars with his SUV in Aspen, a crash his girlfriend originally tried to take the blame for, a prosecutor confirmed today.

Armstrong entered his plea by mail on Friday under a plea agreement with prosecutors, closing the case and avoiding a court appearance. Two other charges, failing to report an accident and speeding too fast for conditions, were dismissed under the agreement, which was first reported by the Aspen Daily News.


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