Lance Armstrong

Why whistleblowers are crucial for cycling and other sports: part 1

A year ago, the notion of Russia potentially being out of the 2016 Olympics would have seemed unimaginable to many. It’s one of the most powerful nations on earth, took 24 gold medals and 81 medals in total at the last Summer Games, and was then regarded as one of the top contenders for Rio …

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Sacha Modolo wins stage 3 of the Tour of Hainan; Armstrong implicates Ochowicz and Anderson in 1993 Triple Crown race fixing; Outdoor velodrome could solve 2022 Commonwealth Games track cycling issue; Michael Matthews denies ‘rift’ with Simon Gerrans; Jonathan Tiernan-Locke to race for himself in …

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Ferrari trying to block release of Armstrong film The Program

He was deemed guilty by USADA of doping athletes, he didn’t contest a lifetime ban handed to him, he’s been banned by the Italian Olympic Committee CONI and even Lance Armstrong has indicated that Michele Ferrari played a role in doping him. However the controversial doctor has decided to fight the portrayal of him as …

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Peter Sagan solos to stunning Worlds road race victory; Lizzie Armitstead crowned the new UCI women’s world champion; Kevin Ledanois wins U23 men’s road race at Richmond Worlds; Chloe Dygert completes Worlds road race-time trial double; Felix Gall takes junior men’s road race at the …

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Schleck winds back the clock to win stage 16 of the Vuelta, Rodriguez into red; Petr Vakoc takes solo victory on stage 2 of the Tour of Britain; Nikias Arndt wins final stage of the Tour of Alberta, Mollema takes overall victory; Tayler Wiles secures …

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Did Armstrong’s doctor cover up his doping? US federal government chasing details in court

Lawyers acting for the federal government have explained the reasons why they are seeking Lance Armstrong’s medical records, stating that it is crucial to understand if the doctor treating the rider for his cancer may have helped conceal his doping. Last week it emerged that the government had subpoenaed the Indiana University School of Medicine, …

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Bart de Clerq wins stage 5 of the Tour of Poland; Matti Breschel wins Tour of Denmark queen stage; Eric Young wins stage 4 of the Tour of Utah; Vladimir Isaychev claims stage 3 of the Vuelta a Burgos; Robert Power and Alex Edmondson cut …

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Andreu: Uncovering the truth about the hospital room is crucial

Reacting to the news that the US government has subpoenaed the Indiana University School of Medicine, seeking to compel it to provide records of Lance Armstrong’s treatments, Betsy Andreu has said that determining the truth about the Texan’s alleged hospital room admission is of fundamental importance. “It is the crux of everything,” Andreu, a former …

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Maciej Bodnar takes breakaway victory on stage 4 of the Tour of Poland; Logan Owen claims stage 3 of the Tour of Utah; Edvald Boasson Hagen leads MTN-Qhubeka 1-2 on stage 2 of the Tour of Denmark; Astana wins Vuelta a Burgos stage 2 TTT; …

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Armstrong Qui Tam case: subpoena seeks to determine truth about alleged hospital confession

For Betsy Andreu, the wife of former US Postal Service rider Frankie Andreu, the biggest issue left in her long-standing dispute with Lance Armstrong is the question of whether or not he admitted doping to doctors treating him in 1996 for testicular cancer. Both Andreus stated under oath years ago that the Texan had told …

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