Armstrong Doping

  • Armstrong says French findings on doping are no surprise 25-07-2013 05:54 PM

    London: Lance Armstrong said he was not surprised by a French Senate inquiry's findings that the top two in the 1998 Tour de France took the banned blood booster EPO because virtually all riders at that time cheated and told lies. "I am not surprised," the disgraced Tour winner told...
  • Spectre of Armstrong still hangs over Tour de France 22-07-2013 11:26 AM

    Paris: Chris Froome can take immense satisfaction from securing his first Tour de France title but the spectre of disgraced Lance Armstrong and the sport's fight against doping still hangs over the race. The Briton, emulating compatriot Bradley Wiggins last year, smashed the field in awe-inspiring fashion - his two...
  • Attitudes are changing post Armstrong scandal 26-06-2013 12:01 PM

    Paris: The spectre of Lance Armstrong's dirty legacy will haunt the 100th edition of the Tour de France even though cycling has already started its much-needed transformation. While riders have been distancing himself from the American and what he has come to represent, at the forefront of fans' and pundits'...
  • Armstrong's samples showed steroids in 1999: UCI 18-04-2013 01:19 AM

    Paris: Lance Armstrong returned four samples with traces of banned corticosteroids in the 1999 Tour de France, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Wednesday, although the governing body added it did not handle them as positive tests. On Tuesday the Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad published a copy of an...