AUSTIN, Texas - Lance Armstrong's $100 million fraud trial is months away, yet his fight with the government and former teammate-turned-rival Floyd Landis is heating up.Armstrong wants to bar potential testimony and evidence from some of his most ...
Jun 24, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas - Cyclist Lance Armstrong has announced his engagement to longtime partner Anna Hansen.The couple has been together nearly a decade and have two children. Armstrong announced Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) on social media that he'd popped the question ...
May 26, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas - Former cyclist Lance Armstrong says he "loved" representing the U.S. Postal Service, even as the government sues to get back the millions it spent sponsoring his teams.After years of legal wrangling, the federal government's $100 million ...
Feb 22, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas - A federal judge on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) refused to block the government's $100 million lawsuit against Lance Armstrong, putting the former cyclist on course for trial in a 2010 case stemming from his performance-enhancing drug use. ...
Feb 14, 2017
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Several hundred cyclists turned out Tuesday for an early morning ride with Lance Armstrong, who is in New Zealand to film a commercial for a local brewery.Armstrong issued an invitation by social media to join him cycling around ...
Dec 20, 2016
MONT VENTOUX, France - Fans celebrating Bastille Day created dramas at the Tour de France, causing a crash involving race leader Chris Froome that ensured it wasn't until hours after the 12th stage concluded that organizers decided the British rider could ...
Jul 15, 2016
MANNY Pacquiao's image took another haymaker after Nike dropped the boxing legend-turned-politician on Thursday for his 'worse than animals' comment on gay couples on the issue of same-sex marriage.The sportswear giant released a statement saying it ...
Feb 18, 2016
LANNEMEZAN, France - Like an unwanted ghost, Lance Armstrong has returned to the fringes of the Tour de France on a money-raising ride ahead of the showcase race he once ruled.The American, stripped of his seven Tour victories for doping, set ...
Jul 16, 2015
ITALIAN veteran Ivan Basso, a two-time Giro d'Italia winner and once a great rival of Lance Armstrong, has announced that he has cancer in his left testicle and is dropping out of the Tour de France.A visibly shaken ...
Jul 14, 2015
AUSTIN, Texas - Lance Armstrong's legal team argued on Tuesday that his Tour de France victories were worth far more to sponsor US Postal Service than they were to him as it detailed part of his defense against a fraud lawsuit ...
May 20, 2015
AUSTIN, Texas - An arbitration panel ordered Lance Armstrong and Tailwind Sports Corp. to pay US$10 million in a fraud dispute with a promotions company for what it called an "unparalleled pageant of international perjury, fraud and conspiracy" that covered up his ...
Feb 17, 2015
AUSTIN, Texas - Two of Lance Armstrong's longtime business partners have agreed to pay the federal government $500,000 to settle a whistleblower lawsuit filed by a former teammate, Floyd Landis.Notice of the agreement with Bill Stapleton, Armstrong's ...
Dec 20, 2014
ARGELES-GAZOST, France - As his team hoped, Vincenzo Nibali demonstrated he's the "boss" of the Tour de France. Just don't compare him to the last rider to regularly bear that sobriquet at cycling's greatest race, Lance ...
Jul 25, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas - Lance Armstrong talked for several hours with cycling investigators about doping in the sport's past, said an attorney for the champion who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles over his use of performance-enhancing drugs. ...
Jul 18, 2014
PARIS - Lance Armstrong has been stripped of his award in the Legion of Honor, the best-known recognition in France.Armstrong was given the rank of "Chevalier" - or Knight - in the "Legion d'Honneur" in 2005, the last year of his ...
May 22, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas - Lance Armstrong has given sworn testimony naming several people he says knew about his performance-enhancing drug use, insisting he didn't pay anyone or any organization to keep his doping secret.The testimony came in written answers to ...
Apr 11, 2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - The latest target on the US Anti-Doping Agency's list: An 80-year-old weightlifter who was busted for steroids.The agency that brought down Lance Armstrong announced a two-year suspension for Don Ramos of Colorado ...
Aug 31, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas - Lance Armstrong is looking to make a splash with a return to competition.The disgraced cyclist is signed up to swim three events this weekend at the Masters South Central Zone Swimming Championships at the University of Texas. Armstrong spokesman ...
Apr 4, 2013
LONDON - Officials familiar with the decision told The Associated Press that the International Olympic Committee has stripped Lance Armstrong of his bronze medal from the 2000 Sydney Olympics because of his involvement in doping.Two officials say the IOC sent a letter ...
Jan 17, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas - Lance Armstrong stopped at his Livestrong Foundation before heading to an interview with Oprah Winfrey on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) and delivered an emotional apology to staff members, some of whom broke down in tears, a person with direct knowledge ...
Jan 15, 2013
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AUSTIN, Texas - Lance Armstrong plans to admit to doping throughout his career during an upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey, USA Today reported late Friday (Saturday, Manila time).The interview, scheduled to be taped Monday and broadcast Thursday night on the Oprah Winfrey ...
Jan 12, 2013
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