I don’t idolize athletes, and I don’t encourage others—kids or otherwise—to do so either.
Regardless of the fact that Lance Armstrong will soon be stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned from the sport for doping, Nike will stand by his side.
With stunning swiftness, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said Thursday night it will strip Lance Armstrong of his unprecedented seven Tour de France titles after he dropped his fight against drug charges that threatened his legacy as one of the greatest cyclists of all time.
A federal judge in Austin, Texas, threw out Lance Armstrong’s lawsuit against the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency on Monday, a decision that allows the agency’s drug case against the seven-time Tour de France winner to move ahead.
According to a report, the USADA again brought formal doping charges against former cyclist Lance Armstrong in an action that could cost him his seven Tour de France titles.
Former White Sox slugger Bo Jackson recently finished a 300-mile “Bo Bikes Bama” bike ride across the state of Alabama to raise funds for the victims of the tornado that hit Alabama in April of 2011, claiming 250 lives.
Every so often an athlete comes along that you just wish would go away and never be heard from again. If Lance Armstrong does not belong in that category at this point, I don’t know who does.
Following a brief conversation between Tyler Hamilton and Lance Armstrong, that occurred over the weekend at a Colorado restaurant, Hamilton’s attorney felt compelled to bring federal authorities up to date.
Attorneys for Lance Armstrong have demanded an on-air apology from “60 Minutes” after the head of Switzerland’s anti-doping laboratory denied allegations the seven-time Tour de France winner tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs at the 2001 Tour de Suisse.
It seems as if Lance Armstrong, no matter if he is racing or not, constantly faces accusations of taking performance enhancing drugs. So it should come as no surprise that there are new allegations.
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