The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said Thursday night it will strip Lance Armstrong of his unprecedented seven Tour de France titles after he declared he was finished fighting the drug charges that threaten his legacy as one of the greatest cyclists of all time.
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency is bringing doping charges against seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, threatening to strip his victories in the storied cycling race.
The federal government pursued a drug case against home run king Barry Bonds for more than seven years. The end result: a guilty verdict on just one count and a sentence of 30 days confinement at Bonds’ estate in Beverly Hills.
Federal prosecutors say they are closing a criminal investigation of Lance Armstrong and will not charge him over allegations the seven-time Tour de France winner used performance-enhancing drugs.
The FBI has contacted a Colorado restaurant to get surveillance tapes of a conversation between seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong and former teammate Tyler Hamilton over the weekend.
The Associated Press has learned that the director of the Swiss anti-doping laboratory informed federal authorities last fall that Lance Armstrong’s test results from the 2001 Tour de Suisse were “suspicious” and “consistent with EPO use.”
Attorneys for Lance Armstrong have demanded an apology from 60 Minutes after the head of Switzerland’s anti-doping laboratory denied allegations the seven-time Tour de France winner tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs at the 2001 Tour de Suisse.
More explosive doping allegations against seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong have surfaced.
The International Olympic Committee could strip Tyler Hamilton of his 2004 cycling gold medal following the American’s admission of doping, IOC vice president Thomas Bach said Friday.
A former teammate of perhaps the world’s greatest cyclist, Lance Armstrong, says he used banned performance-enhancing substances with Armstrong to cheat in pro races, including the Tour de France, the sport’s ultimate event.
U.S. authorities are asking European officials for help gathering evidence against seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong in a case related to the use of performance-enhancing drugs.
The athlete is supporting a new initiative that would increase taxes on cigarettes, raising more the $500 million a year for cancer research.
A story in Sports Illustrated challenges Lance Armstrong’s statements that he cut ties to a controverisal Italian doctor and training adviser who has long been accused of helping cyclists cheat.
Newly released records show the United States Postal Service spent $31.9 million sponsoring Lance Armstrong’s team during the height of the rider’s Tour de France dominance.
A staff member of Lance Armstrong’s Team Radioshack has arrived at a Los Angeles courthouse to appear before a federal grand jury hearing evidence of alleged doping in professional cycling.