| Oct 22, 2012
| 1:11 PM
The International Cycling Union's announcement today that it was stripping superstar athlete Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles over charges of illegal doping effectively ended one of the most celebrated sports careers in recent memory....
| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:45 PM
No, but UCI must go
Cycling gets to stay in the Olympics on one condition: the International Cycling Union leaders who turned a blind eye to doping (best case) or enabled it (more likely) must go.
Ex-UCI President Hein...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:19 AM
By Brian Homewood
GENEVA, Feb 11 (Reuters) - An independent commission began delving into cycling's murky past on Tuesday, offering reduced sanctions for doping offenders who come forward with information.
"The lesson we can learn from the last few...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:24 AM
GENEVA (Reuters) - An independent commission began delving into cycling's murky past on Tuesday, offering reduced sanctions for doping offenders who come forward with information.
"The lesson we can learn from the last few years is the truth will come...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 4:40 PM
As we finish off 2013, here are a few things I'd like to see in the sports world for the New Year:
•An official announcement from the NFL that Los Angeles will finally have a team again (preferably the Rams, back where they belong).
The end of...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:43 AM
International cycling's former chief has denied claims by Lance Armstrong that he participated in a doping coverup during the 1999 Tour de France.
Hein Verbruggen, former president of the international cycling union (UCI), offered his response Tuesday...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:08 PM
AUSTIN, Texas -- A Texas judge is pushing Lance Armstrong closer to his first sworn testimony on details of his performance-enhancing drug use, ordering the cyclist to answer questions about who knew what and when about his doping, including possibly...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Ten observations on the Lance Armstrong saga, which took on a new dimension once the Big O got involved and apparently got the defrocked 7-time Tour de France winner to tell the truth, or some of it, about his doping:
1. It would be a lot easier to...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:04 AM
The International Olympic Committee has a tendency to make up rules that suit its purposes.
To wit: the attempt to impose a 2012 Olympic Games ban on any athlete who received a two-year doping suspension, even if that suspension expired before the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 12:12 PM
So many shoes now have dropped on Lance Armstrong he has enough stock to open an Infamous Footwear store.
The lies and threats that were Armstrong’s stock in trade have led just about everyone – sponsors and international sports bodies...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 9:30 AM
AUSTIN, Texas -- For years, Connie and Daniel Roddy did all they could to support Livestrong, raising tens of thousands of dollars for the organization.
"It all started when Lance's first book came out," Connie Roddy said, referring to the 2001...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 8:32 AM
Lance Armstrong has quit the board of his namesake foundation -- the latest fallout from allegations of doping that brought about the cycling icon's epic downfall.
He chose to resign from the Lance Armstrong Foundation -- known by the name Livestrong --...