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  • Armstrong teammates recount dodging, tricking drug testers

    Armstrong teammates recount dodging, tricking drug testers
    Bloodtransfusions. Saline injections. Back-dated prescriptions and tipoffs to coming tests. Former teammates of cycling superstar Lance Armstrong recounted a wide range of techniques used to beat the sport's drug-testing regimen to investigators from the...
  • Steinberg: Lance Armstrong ends battle

    Cycling legend Lance Armstrong made a decision this week not to contest the United States Anti-Doping Agency charges that he employed blood doping to give him an unfair competitive advantage over the course of his racing career. It is the equivalent of...
  • 'Don't Cry For Me,' Says Defiant Armstrong

    'Don't Cry For Me,' Says Defiant Armstrong
    Aug 25 (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong was back on his bike on Saturday, urging his supporters not to 'cry' for him a day after the United States Anti-Doping Agency's (USADA) decision to strip his seven Tour de France titles and ban him for life. In his...
  • USADA releases damning report on Lance Armstrong

    USADA releases damning report on Lance Armstrong
    The US Anti-Doping Agency has released a damning report, accusing, cycling star, Lance Armstrong of being at the center of what it calls "the most sophisticated, professionalized, and successful doping program that sport has ever seen." The report is...
  • Premium Rush

    Premium Rush
    This movie couldn’t have had better timing. Lance Armstrong was stripped of all his Tour de France wins, and star Joseph Gordon-Levitt played Robin in the latest Batman. And I can’t fault him for wanting the big paycheck in a cheesy chase...
  • Ed Page On Facebook: Do You Still Admire Lance Armstrong?

    The following is an abridged version of a discussion on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant. Craig Christensen: Although he was caught cheating for using PEDs, you cannot take away what the man has done for the fight of cancer; he may not...
  • Support for Armstrong's Foundation soars despite being stripped of wins

    Support for Armstrong's Foundation soars despite being stripped of wins
    Last week, Lance Armstrong threw in the towel after fighting allegations of juicing for 13 years, defending his seven Tour de France wins. He claimed "enough is enough." Afterwards, you might have expected his supporters to turn their backs on the...
  • Armstrong Can't Dodge His Tainted Legacy

    Armstrong Can't Dodge His Tainted Legacy
    Lance Armstrong's decision not to fight long-standing allegations that he used performance-enhancing drugs to spike seven Tour De France cycling championships came within days of Roger Clemens' decision to lace up his spikes again. (The 50-year-old...
  • Gear: Endurance bikes, for those who've endured

    Gear: Endurance bikes, for those who've endured
    Although it is said that cycling is the "new golf" for aging baby boomers, it's clear that the low, aerodynamic position of a Tour de France racer doesn't work for old bodies burdened with stiff backs and diminishing flexibility. Enter one of the...
  • Lemont cyclist Vande Velde admits to doping, gets 6-month ban

    Lemont cyclist Vande Velde admits to doping, gets 6-month ban
    Cyclist Christian Vande Velde of Lemont is among the 11 former Lance Armstrong teammates who admitted to doping during testimony under oath in the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency investigation of Armstrong. Vande Velde said in an affidavit he had doped from 1999...
  • Armstrong Was 'Kingpin' Of Doping Ring, Report Says

    Armstrong Was 'Kingpin' Of Doping Ring, Report Says
    Whether for cycling fans, or for those who love a good comeback, the report released by the US Anti-Doping Agency is a punch in the heart. In recent years, Lance Armstrong’s name has increasingly become stained and with the report released Wednesday...
  • Vande Velde ends 'horribly hard' Tour de France on podium

    Vande Velde ends 'horribly hard' Tour de France on podium
    The picture shows how the Tour de France ended Sunday for Christian Vande Velde: With a big smile (he's the third man from the left) and arms around the Garmin-Cervelo riders with whom Vande Velde stood on the podium as winners of the team classification...