Lance Armstrong

End of the ride for Lance Armstrong

Juliet Macur An inside account of the rise and fall of the most famous athlete of a generation.

Cycling

Lance Armstrong won't get a special invitation to doping inquiry: UCI boss

Lance Armstrong

Rupert Guinness If Lance Armstrong is waiting on a call from world cycling boss Brian Cookson to open dialogue about his doping past, he needn't hold his breath.

Comments 1

Cycling

Lance Armstrong won't be getting call: UCI

Rupert Guinness If Lance Armstrong is waiting for a call from cycling boss Brian Cookson to open dialogue about his past doping, he won't be getting one.

Cycling

Bradley Wiggins' children bullied in wake of Lance Armstrong scandal

Bradley Wiggins

Bradley Wiggins has revealed that he had to take his children out of school and move them to a new one in the wake of Lance Armstrong's admission last January that he doped during all seven of his...

Comments 1

New UCI chief Brian Cookson reveals Lance Armstrong probe

Brian Cookson

The International Cycling Union has ordered an audit of its own anti-doping operations and discussed how to investigate the governing body's links to Lance Armstrong.

Cycling

'Too little, too late' from Lance Armstrong

Thomas Bach.

Gerald Imray IOC President Thomas Bach opposes any lessening of Lance Armstrong's lifetime doping ban, saying any appeals for leniency by the disgraced American rider are "too little, too late".

CYCLING

Lance Armstrong will not be given immunity in cycling drugs probe

Lance Armstrong

Cyclists could be offered immunity to testify in the planned inquiry into the sport's drug-stained past - but it won't apply to Lance Armstrong, the World Anti-Doping Agency said on Thursday.

Lance Armstrong claims former UCI president instigated doping cover-up

Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong claims former International Cycling Union president Hein Verbruggen instigated a cover-up of his doping at the 1999 Tour de France.

Comments 4

Cycling

Lance Armstrong says sorry to Tour 'victim'

Armstrong hands back Olympic medal (Thumbnail)

Drug cheat Lance Armstrong has met up with one of his former 'victim', Christophe Bassons, to apologise for his role in forcing the French cyclist out of the 1999 Tour de France.

Comments 2

Cycling

Lance Armstrong bought US race win, says Gaggioli

(FILES): This Juy 7, 2005 file photo shows Lance Armstrong of the US during the sixth stage of the 92nd Tour de France cycling race between Troyes and Nancy.   American cyclist Lance Armstrong will be stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned from cycling for life, US Anti-Doping Agency chief Travis Tygart said August 23, 2012. The decision came after Armstrong announced he was dropping his fight against USADA's charges that he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the most prestigious event in the sport from 1999 to 2005.   AFP PHOTO / Files / JOEL SAGET

Retired Italian rider Roberto Gaggioli told Friday's edition of the Corriere della Sera that Lance Armstrong paid him $100,000 in 1993 in order to win the Million Dollar Race in the United States.

Comments 2

Cycling

Lance Armstrong: former UCI boss hits back at claims

VERBIER, SWITZERLAND - JULY 19:  Lance Armstrong of USA and team Astana crosses the finishline at the end of stage 15 of the 2009 Tour de France from Pontarlier to Verbier on July 19, 2009 in Verbier, Switzerland. Armstrong stands second in the overall standings after stage 15 with 1 minute and 37 seconds behind his teammate, new race leader Alberto Contador of Spain.  (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

Ben Rumsby The man accused of covering up Lance Armstrong's drug taking has hit back at the claims, branding them ''bullshit'' and revealing the ''misery'' he has suffered since the allegations emerged.

Cycling

Former UCI boss Hein Verbruggen hits back at claims by disgraced former Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong

Hein Verbruggen

Verbruggen accuses Armstrong of making the accusations for financial gain.

Cycling

Judge rules Lance Armstrong doping lies were 'free speech'

VERBIER, SWITZERLAND - JULY 19:  Lance Armstrong of USA and team Astana crosses the finishline at the end of stage 15 of the 2009 Tour de France from Pontarlier to Verbier on July 19, 2009 in Verbier, Switzerland. Armstrong stands second in the overall standings after stage 15 with 1 minute and 37 seconds behind his teammate, new race leader Alberto Contador of Spain.  (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

A federal judge in California sided with Lance Armstrong and the publishers of his autobiographies on Tuesday, rejecting claims in a lawsuit that lies about not using performance-enhancing drugs...

Comments 4

Cycling

Lance Armstrong’s ex-manager leaves RadioShack

Johan Bruyneel, disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong’s former manager during his drug-tainted seven Tour de France wins, has left his current team RadioShack, the Luxembourg outfit announced on Friday.

Lance Armstrong whistle-blowers are not heroes but scumbags, says cycling boss

.

Nick Hoult in Geneva The head of cycling's governing body yesterday described the whistle-blowers who exposed Lance Armstrong's doping as "scumbags".

Cycling

Lance Armstrong to address doping scandal on Oprah

Lance Armstrong.

The disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong will talk about the doping scandal that dramatically brought down his cycling career during an interview with Oprah Winfrey next week, it was announced Tuesday.

Cycling

'We were mesmerised': Lance Armstrong admitted doping, says Oprah

Oprah

Oprah Winfrey has confirmed Lance Armstrong admitted his use of performance-enhancing drugs during their interview.

Comments 108

Photos

Lance Armstrong's career in pictures

Lance Armstrong has acknowledged using drugs during his cycling career, reversing 13 years of denials by the record seven-time Tour de France champion and cancer survivor who was one of the world's...

Cycling

Lance Armstrong admits doping

Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong admitted his seven Tour de France titles were fuelled by an array of drugs, reversing years of denials in a televised interview with Oprah Winfrey.

When fact becomes fiction: Manly librarian grabs headlines around the world with Lance Armstrong sign

Lance Armstrong

Megan Levy Lance Armstrong is not the only one who has found himself in a bit of a pickle lately. Spare a thought for poor librarians the world over.