Lance Armstrong http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23408/all en UPDATE 1-Lance Armstrong may admit he used banned drugs - NY Times http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-1-lance-armstrong-may-admit-he-used-banned-drugs-ny-time <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>(Adds comments by WADA, Livestrong)</p> <p>Jan 5 (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong, the American cyclist at the center of the biggest doping scandal in the sport's history, may admit he used performance-enhancing drugs during his career, the New York Times reported in Saturday's editions, citing unidentified sources.</p> <p>Such an admission would be a stunning reversal for Armstrong, who has vehemently denied doping for years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-1-lance-armstrong-may-admit-he-used-banned-drugs-ny-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Doping Drugs in sport Employment Relation Floyd Landis doping case Lance Armstrong Lance Armstrong Livestrong wristband Medicine Person Attributes Person Career Quotation Sports Tour de France United States Anti-Doping Agency Use of performance-enhancing drugs in sport World Anti-Doping Agency Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 21:26:53 +0000 5731258 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/reuters-sports-news-summary-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Falcons get chance to end playoff misery 2013-01-11T212944Z_1_BRE90A14T_RTROPTC_0_US-NFL-PLAYOFFS-FALCON S.XML () -</p> <p>Doping-Swiss laboratory denies helping Armstrong avoid detection</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/reuters-sports-news-summary-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lance Armstrong Sports Technology Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 00:15:35 +0000 5733471 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-sports-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Ice-cool rookie Henley sets record pace at Waialae</p> <p>2013-01-12T045303Z_1_BRE90B044_RTROPTC_0_US-GOLF-PGA.XML () -</p> <p>Djokovic backs old routine to break new ground</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-sports-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lance Armstrong Sports Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 06:00:22 +0000 5733504 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling-UCI would ask repentant Armstrong to testify http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/cycling-uci-would-ask-repentant-armstrong-testify <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong would be asked to testify to the commission investigating allegations made against the International Cycling Union (UCI) if reports about his doping confession are true, world cycling's governing body said on Tuesday.</p> <p>The American - stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life - has finally admitted using performance-enhancing drugs in an interview with Oprah Winfrey to be aired on Thursday, USA Today reported.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/cycling-uci-would-ask-repentant-armstrong-testify" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Lance Armstrong Lance Armstrong Sports Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 13:00:43 +0000 5734683 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/reuters-sports-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Stanley Cup chase promises thrills and free hot dogs</p> <p>2013-01-16T210315Z_2_BRE90F1G7_RTROPTC_0_US-NHL.XML () -</p> <p>"We expect Lance to be completely truthful": Livestrong</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/reuters-sports-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lance Armstrong Sports Tennis Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 00:15:14 +0000 5735367 at http://www.globalpost.com Olympics-Armstrong stripped of 2000 bronze - IOC http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/blank-headline-received-9 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong has been stripped of his 2000 Olympic bronze medal, an International Olympic Committee (IOC) official told Reuters on Thursday.</p> <p>American Armstrong has been stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life by the International Cycling Union (UCI) after riders testified that he took drugs.</p> <p>He is due to appear on U.S. television later on Thursday and reports say he will confess. (Reporting by Kralos Grohmann; Writing by Mark Meadows, editing by Ed Osmond)</p> American Tour de France stage winners Lance Armstrong Lance Armstrong Sports Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 13:30:23 +0000 5735574 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-Cycling-Armstrong faces tough climb to redemption: marketing experts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/cycling-armstrong-faces-tough-climb-redemption-marketing-expert <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Refiles to fix typos in paragraphs 6 and 7)</p> <p>By Belinda Goldsmith</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong faces a tough battle to salvage his image as the usual strategy by fallen stars of confession, apology and making amends may not be enough to appease an angry public, according to crisis management experts.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/cycling-armstrong-faces-tough-climb-redemption-marketing-expert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Disaster Entertainment Environment Grace Communion International Health Lance Armstrong Lance Armstrong Livestrong wristband Politics Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 16:46:07 +0000 5735687 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling-In Armstrong's Austin, beer-fueled disappointment http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/cycling-armstrongs-austin-beer-fueled-disappointment <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Melanie Warner</p> <p>AUSTIN, Texas, Jan 17 (Reuters) - At a bike shop in a hilly area of Austin, local cyclists gathered on Thursday over beer, wine and pizza to watch disgraced cyclist and Austinite Lance Armstrong confess to Oprah Winfrey that he used performance-enhancing drugs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/cycling-armstrongs-austin-beer-fueled-disappointment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Business Labor Lance Armstrong Lance Armstrong Law Sports Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 05:15:26 +0000 5735950 at http://www.globalpost.com TAKE A LOOK-Lance Armstrong admits to doping http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/take-look-lance-armstrong-admits-doping <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Lance Armstrong finally confessed to using performance enhancing drugs during his cycling career in a two-part interview with U.S. talk show host Oprah Winfrey.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/take-look-lance-armstrong-admits-doping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Entertainment Lance Armstrong Lance Armstrong Livestrong wristband Medicine Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 06:45:36 +0000 5735971 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 p.m. EST on Friday, Jan. 18 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/reuters-us-sports-schedule-at-2-pm-est-friday-jan-18 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan. 18 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 p.m. EST on Friday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>Lance Armstrong fallout</p> <p>The Interview, Part II</p> <p>NEW YORK - The second part of Lance Armstrong's interview with Oprah Winfrey. (CYCLING-ARMSTRONG/ (PIX), expect by 0300 GMT/ 10 PM ET, by Julian Linden, 800 words)</p> <p>- -</p> <p>Armstrong confession a convenient truth, says WADA</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/reuters-us-sports-schedule-at-2-pm-est-friday-jan-18" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Lance Armstrong Road bicycle racing Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 19:30:29 +0000 5736333 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/reuters-sports-news-summary-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Armstrong admits doping in "toxic" tale</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/reuters-sports-news-summary-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Euroleague Basketball Lance Armstrong Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C. Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 00:30:47 +0000 5736464 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 1-Cycling-Lifetime ban is 'death penalty,' says Armstrong http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/update-1-cycling-quitting-livestrong-was-lowest-moment-armstron <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds quotes, details)</p> <p>By Julian Linden</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong says he received the "death penalty" for using performance-enhancing drugs and lying about it for over a decade, but the disgraced cyclist still harbors a strong desire to compete and hopes his lifetime ban will one day be lifted.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/update-1-cycling-quitting-livestrong-was-lowest-moment-armstron" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Bracelets Entertainment Lance Armstrong Lance Armstrong Road bicycle racing Sports Television Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 02:45:04 +0000 5736489 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/reuters-sports-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Armstrong admits doping in "toxic" tale</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/reuters-sports-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Human Interest Lance Armstrong Phil Mickelson Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 05:15:34 +0000 5736503 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling-Ex-USADA boss rejects Armstrong denial over cash offer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/cycling-ex-usada-boss-rejects-armstrong-denial-over-cash-offer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 19 (Reuters) - Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong is not telling the truth by denying his representatives offered a six-figure cash donation to the U.S. Anti Doping Agency (USADA), the body's former chief executive Terry Madden said on Saturday.</p> <p>In the second part of Oprah Winfrey's interview with Armstrong, broadcast on Friday, the Texan denied the charge made by current USADA chief Travis Tygart that one of his representatives offered around $250,000 to the agency.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/cycling-ex-usada-boss-rejects-armstrong-denial-over-cash-offer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Lance Armstrong Lance Armstrong United States Anti-Doping Agency Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 21:00:28 +0000 5736706 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/reuters-sports-news-summary-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Blackhawks spoil Kings' coronation with easy win</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/reuters-sports-news-summary-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Lance Armstrong Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 01:00:50 +0000 5736756 at http://www.globalpost.com