Lance Armstrong

Book excerpt from Spitting in the Soup: Inside the Dirty Game of Doping in Sports

Republished with permission of VeloPress from Spitting in the Soup: Inside the Dirty Game of Doping in Sports by Mark Johnson. Read more about sports doping at CHAPTER 20: MORAL DRIFT AND THE AMERICAN WAY The morality parable of dope-free sheep and drug-fiend wolves satisfies our innate need for order. Sorting the world into good and …


FireRoadies! WorldTour riders get wake-up call at Leadville 100 MTB Race

An orange glow from the rising sun lit the sky and awoke the locals of the old mining town of Leadville, as the frosted breath of thousands of cyclists filled the air. As the temperature crept near the 40-degree mark and the bright red start-line clock counted down the minutes to the start of the …


Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Pinot wins Tour de Romandie time trial, Quintana extends lead; Roson wins Tour of Turkey mountaintop finish, team retains lead; Groenewegen sprints to Tour de Yorkshire opener win; Orica-GreenEdge owner Gerry Ryan on Simon Yates’ positive test: ‘It’s never been through the due process’; British Cycling’s nightmare week continues as Simon …


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Marcel Kittel takes record  fourth Scheldeprijs win; Stephen Cummings wins third stage of Tour of the Basque Country; Coquard and Vorobyev claim Sarthe stage wins; Benjamin Hill wins Tour of Thailand overall; With Roubaix record on the line, Boonen still convinced he can win; Tinkoff management look to secure new title sponsor …


‘It was a colossal meltdown’: Armstrong shares views on doping, Travis Tygart, and today’s Tour de France

Speaking to a University of Colorado class in Boulder on Tuesday, Lance Armstrong fielded questions from students on several topics, including his decision to use performance-enhancing drugs, his 2009 comeback, and his perception of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, which ultimately handed him a lifetime ban and stripped him of his seven Tour de France titles. …


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Simon Gerrans wins the 2016 Tour Down Under, Caleb Ewan takes the final stage; Dayer Quintana wins Tour de San Luis as Jakub Mareczko nabs final stage; Bridie O’Donnell takes UCI world hour record with a carefully paced 46.882 kilometres; Australian one-two as O’Connor beats O’Brien to …


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: After months without a verdict, Paolini cocaine positive referred to UCI anti-doping tribunal; Trek Factory Racing becomes Trek-Segafredo as three-year sponsorship deal announced; Adam Hansen – there’s more to me than my Grand Tours record; Rodriguez laments losing Dani Moreno to Movistar; Tour de Pologne …


Lance Armstrong interviewed by Joe Rogan

Armstrong appeared on “The Joe Rogan Experience” in a refreshingly honest conversation about the story we’ve all heard before.


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: E3 Harelbeke course shortened for 2016, new cobbles added; Prudhomme – ‘Reducing riders will open up the race’; Armstrong – ‘If there was an equivalent to EPO today, everyone in cycling would be on it’; Wiggins on bulking up for Rio; December 20 deadline for …


The Program film review

After a long build-up, the Lance Armstrong biopic, The Program, hits Australian cinemas this Thursday. CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef headed along to a preview screening of the film. Here’s what he had to say … The Program traces Lance Armstrong’s cycling career from the 1994 Fleche Wallonne right through to his now-famous doping confession …


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