tour de france
The 101st running of the Tour de France began Saturday, July 5th and will run through Sunday, July 27th. In total, the finishing teams/riders will have traveled 2,276.7 miles (3,664 kilometers) on their way to a chance at victory.
Just because you won the race doesn’t mean you just get to kiss anyone and everyone you want.
After years of bitter and forceful denials, Armstrong offered a simple “I’m sorry” and admitted he used performance-enhancing drugs during an extraordinary cycling career that included seven Tour de France victories.
A person with knowledge of the situation says Lance Armstrong has apologized to the staff at his Livestrong cancer foundation.
Lance Armstrong has agreed to a tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey where he will address allegations that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career.
Lance Armstrong, who has strongly denied the doping charges that led to him being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, has reportedly told associates he is considering admitting to the use of performance-enhancing drugs.
Frankie Andreu said: “Lance was very vindictive in attacking my wife and I … I’m not the traitor, I’m not a rat.”
The report, released Wednesday, depicts what USADA chief Travis Tygart called “the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen.”
His seven Tour de France titles stripped away and his legacy in tatters, Lance Armstrong is heading back outdoors and into the public eye.
The superstar cyclist, whose stirring victories after his comeback from cancer helped him transcend sports, chose not to pursue arbitration in the drug case brought against him by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.