Do you agree with the USADA's decision to strip seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong of his titles and institute a lifetime ban on future competitions?
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has fought years of accusations of doping, but he has finally given up the fight. According to Reuters, on Friday the United States Anti-Doping Agency handed down a lifetime ban on Armstrong and stripped him of all his wins. Although the USADA has ruled, should the International Cycling Union challenge the ruling it is up to a Court of Arbitration for Sports in Lausanne, Switzerland, to make the final decision. Fellow competitors have leveled accusations of doping at Armstrong over the years, however he has never tested positive. Still, he said he was tired of fighting the accusations and was moving on, leaving it in the hands of the USADA. His decision to give up the fight prompted Friday's…
After winning seven Tour de France titles, Lance Armstrong stands to lose them all if found to have taken performance enhancing drugs.
Friday, June 15, 2012
Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong is again facing charges that he used performance enhancing drugs while competing for those titles. If found to be true, Armstrong faces a lifetime ban from cycling and he could lose all of his cycling victories. The Washington Post obtained a letter from the US Anti-Doping Agency that said it collected blood samples in 2010-11 that were "fully consistent with blood manipulation including EPO use and/or blood transfusions." Armstrong's LIVESTRONG Challenge is scheduled to be in Davis on June 24, which is less than two weeks away. Armstrong Tweeted the following statement Wednesday: I have been notified that USADA, an organization largely funded by taxpayer dollars but governed only by self-…