United States Anti Doping Agency

  • Lance Armstrong case 'done and dusted' says WADA chief 12-11-2013 10:57 PM

    Johannesburg: Only American anti-doping authorities can lift Lance Armstrong's life ban from cycling and any review of his case would require powerful reasons, World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) president John Fahey said on Tuesday, adding that he felt the issue was "done and dusted". "The only ones who can reopen...
  • Lance Armstrong questions fairness of life ban 08-11-2013 10:29 AM

    Lance Armstrong believes he was treated unfairly and singled out for punishment by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) after being banned for life for doping. Armstrong, who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles last year after a USADA investigation, said he competed on a level...
  • IOC not ready to move on Armstrong's Olympic medal 06-12-2012 02:49 AM

    Lausannel: Lance Armstrong will hold on to his 2000 Sydney Olympic bronze medal a little longer after the International Olympic Committee said it would wait for the international cycling union to inform him before moving to strip him of it. The 41-year-old had his seven Tour de France victories nullified...
  • Armstrong steps down from Livestrong board 12-11-2012 10:48 PM

    London: Lance Armstrong has stepped down as a board member of Livestrong, the cancer-support charity he founded in 1997, the organization said on Monday. "Lance Armstrong has chosen to voluntarily resign from the Board of Directors of the Livestrong Foundation to spare the organization any negative effects as a result...
  • WADA won't appeal against Armstrong ruling 03-11-2012 09:36 AM

    New York: The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced it will not appeal against the decision to ban American cyclist Lance Armstrong for life and strip him of his seven Tour de France titles. WADA had the option of challenging the ruling that was made by the United States Anti-Doping...
  • UCI and USDA at war of words in the wake of Armstrong ban 24-10-2012 09:14 AM

    A day after Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life, the war of words between the International Cycling Union (UCI) and the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) escalated. Though Armstrong's exposure as a drug cheat was effectively sealed when the UCI on...
  • Sponsor Oakley drops Armstrong after 25 years 23-10-2012 09:18 AM

    London: Californian sunglasses maker Oakley has ended a sponsorship of Lance Armstrong that began 25 years ago when he was a teenage triathlete after the American was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles over a doping scandal. Oakley, owned by Italy's Luxottica (LUX.MI), became the latest sponsor to...
  • Lance Armstrong found guilty of doping, stripped of titles 22-10-2012 07:07 PM

    The International Cycling Union has stripped Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles after the United States Anti-Doping Agency brought out a guilty verdict against the iconic star. ...
  • Lance Armstrong stripped of his 7 Tour titles 22-10-2012 05:02 PM

    Geneva: Cycling's governing body agreed on Monday to strip Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles and ban him for life, following a report from the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) that accused him of leading a massive doping program on his teams. UCI President Pat McQuaid announced that...
  • D-Day looms for Lance Armstrong 21-10-2012 10:14 AM

    Paris: The Lance Armstrong doping scandal reaches a decisive day on Monday when cycling's governing body announces whether it has ratified the US Anti-Doping Agency's sanctions but whatever happens the affair is set to run and run. International Cycling Union (UCI) president Pat McQuaid will hold a news conference at...
  • Armstrong leaves cancer charity, dropped by Nike 17-10-2012 06:57 PM

    Austin: Lance Armstrong stepped down as chairman of his Livestrong cancer-fighting charity on Wednesday and Nike severed ties with him as fallout from the doping scandal swirling around the cyclist escalated. Armstrong announced his move at the charity in an early-morning statement. Within minutes, Nike said that it would end...
  • USADA to send Armstrong report by October 15 26-09-2012 10:58 PM

    A much-awaited report on Lance Armstrong's lifetime ban should be sent to cycling's world governing body no later than October 15, a spokesman for the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said on Wednesday. "USADA is in the process of finalizing the written reasoned decision in its US Postal Services pro cycling...