Lance Armstrong Biography
Born: Sept. 18, 1971 (Age 40) Place of Birth: Plano, Texas
AP source: Lance Armstrong tells Oprah he used PEDs to win Tour
AUSTIN, Texas — Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey during an interview Monday that he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the interview is to be broadcast Thursday on Winfrey’s network. Armstrong was stripped of all seven Tour titles last year following a voluminous U.S. Anti-Doping Agency report that portrayed him as a ruthless competitor, willing to go to any lengths to win the prestigious race. USADA chief executive Travis Tygart labeled the doping regimen allegedly carried out by …
Lance Armstrong cuts ties to Livestrong
AUSTIN, Texas — Lance Armstrong has cut formal ties with his cancer-fighting charity to avoid further damage brought by doping charges and being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles. Armstrong resigned from the board of directors for Livestrong on Nov. 4. He had previously resigned as chairman from the charity he founded Oct. 17 but had kept a seat on the board. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency ordered Armstrong banned from the sport for life and stripped of his titles. The International Cycling Union, which had originally supported Armstrong’s fight, later agreed to wipe out Armstrong’s record seven victories. …
Armstrong: Last few weeks have been difficult
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Lance Armstrong greeted about 4,300 cyclists at his Livestrong charity's fund-raiser bike ride Sunday, then retreated into privacy as cycling officials get set to announce if they will appeal his lifetime ban and loss of seven Tour de France titles ordered by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.
Armstrong report expected this week
AUSTIN, Texas -- The world may soon know what the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has on Lance Armstrong....