Lance Armstrong Biography
Born: Sept. 18, 1971 (Age 40) Place of Birth: Plano, Texas
Armstrong seeks lawsuit dismissal
Lance Armstrong has asked a Texas court to dismiss a lawsuit by a Dallas promotions company seeking repayment of more than $12 million in bonuses paid for winning the Tour de France.
Lance won't pay back $12M, his attorney says
Lance Armstrong does not intend to repay a Texas company that insured and paid bonuses for some of his Tour de France wins despite his admission that he used an array of performance-enhancing drugs in winning the titles, according to his attorney.
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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 prepares for Oprah confession
AUSTIN, Texas — As days of preparations dwindled to hours before his interview with Oprah Winfrey, Lance Armstrong went out for a training run and then retreated behind the stone walls of his Austin compound to huddle with a handful of close advisers. After more than a decade of denying that he doped to win the Tour de France seven times, Armstrong was scheduled to sit down Monday for what has been trumpeted as a “no-holds barred,” 90-minute, question-and-answer session with Winfrey. The cyclist will apologize and make a limited confession about his role as the head of a long-running …