Lance Armstrong

Wiggins Moved Kids To New School Over Doping 'Bullying'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Sport

Sir Bradley Wiggins has revealed he had to move his children to a new school because of harassment following his Tour de France win and the Lance Arms...

20 Great Sports Documentaries You Should See

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

In 2009 Alex Gibney was hired to make a film about Lance Armstrong’s comeback to cycling. The project was shelved when the doping scandal erupted, a...

Caroline Frost

Armstrong Filmmaker Admits 'I Felt Used'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

When I first interviewed Oscar-winning documentary maker Alex Gibney, he enthusiastically talked up one of his pending projects, in two words, “Lanc...

2013: The Year In Spoof News Stories

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Comedy

From Lance Armstrong to Beyonce Knowles - via Margaret Thatcher, Edward Snowdon and JLS - check out some of this year's biggest spoof news stories acc...

Who 'Wowed' The Entertainment World The Most In 2013?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

We weren't short of those moments that made us stop in our tracks this year. Here are our top 10 of the luminaries, who in a career that demands stand...

Armstrong Meets Former Soigneur And Whistleblower Emma O'Reilly

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Sport

Lance Armstrong has come face-to-face with his former soigneur and doping whistleblower Emma O'Reilly 13 years after they last saw each other. O'Re...

Chris O'Dowd To Play David Walsh In Lance Armstrong Film

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

The IT Crowd star Chris O'Dowd will play Sunday Times journalist David Walsh in Stephen Frears' Lance Armstrong biopic. O'Dowd's stock Stateside ha...

The Armstrong Lie and Its Seven Deadly Sins

Stephen Hull | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Stephen Hull

'Yeah, he won the Tour de France seven times,' are the last words spoken in the much hyped documentary The Armstrong Lie. The words are spoken by Lance Armstrong himself. Lance Armstrong the self-confessed drugs cheat, fraud, liar and bully. If there's one thing we can all agree on, it's that Lance Armstrong certainly didn't win the Tour de France seven times.

Lance's Latest Doping Headache

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has reached a settlement with The Sunday Times who he sued for a £1 million over an article suggesting he was using...

McQuaid Loses Swiss Cycling Support For UCI Presidential Election

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Sport

The beleaguered International Cycling Union (UCI) president Pat McQuaid's bid for a third term has lost the support of Swiss Cycling. A Swiss resid...

Dietary Supplements in Sports: Cautious Consumption

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK Sport
Preetam Kaushik

There is a raging debate, not just within the sporting community--since these supplements are available over-the-counter to the general public, about the nature of the problem, what standards govern the industry, and the future of the supplements market (a $28 billion business in the US).

Armstrong Deserves Tour Victories, Says Ullrich

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Sport

Jan Ullrich believes Lance Armstrong should still be regarded as a seven-time Tour de France champion and that the results should not have been remove...

Beware of the 'Lance Armstrong Effect' on Your Reputation

Gavin Megaw | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK
Gavin Megaw

Reputation cannot be owned; it is the prevailing view of an organisation. Reputations are impacted by all publicly available data and coverage. An important component is the view, held by the public, opinion leaders and other stakeholders, of the industry an organisation is part of.

Armstrong Says US Government Overlooked Drug Allegations

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Sport

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has called for a US Government lawsuit against him to be dismissed. Armstrong, 41, is accused of defrauding the p...

'I've Worked My Arse Off To Get Here'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Sport

Chris Froome expressed his frustration at questions about doping a day after his historic win on Mont Ventoux. Froome tightened his grip on the yel...

Armstrong: 'Things Cannot Change Under McQuaid'

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK Sport

Cycling cheat Lance Armstrong says the sport cannot reform while Pat McQuaid remains president of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). McQuaid ...

US Government Sues Armstrong Over Sponsorship Money

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Sport

Lance Armstrong is being sued by the US government, accused of defrauding the Postal Service by taking millions of dollars in sponsorship money while ...

Drugs in Sport, Part II: Why Do We Care?

Marek Doyle | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Sport
Marek Doyle

I play devil's advocate here only to drive home the point: we need biological manipulation to make sport a spectacle. In fact, I will rephrase that: sport IS biological manipulation. The more pertinent question is to what extent is biological manipulation fair? And can we justify accepting certain forms but not others?

Twits Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK Comedy

It has been, we think you'll agree, something of a bleak week. No hilarious Pope stories. No unexpected horsemeat discoveries. Instead, it's been...

Armstrong Pulls Out Of Swimming Championships

PA | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK Sport

Lance Armstrong has abandoned his plans to return to competitive sport this week after swimming's world governing body objected to his participation i...

Armstrong To Return To Competitive Sport As A Swimmer This Weekend

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK Sport

Lance Armstrong is planning to make a return to competitive sport as a swimmer this weekend. The disgraced American cyclist, who was stripped of hi...

Writers Can Learn From Lance Armstrong

Daley James Francis | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Sport
Daley James Francis

Lance Armstrong is the ultimate inspiration for writers, and you can learn a lot about storytelling from his story over the last 20 years. He's an unreliable narrator and a great mix of hero and villain. When you're forming a story, this type of character is the most seductive of all.

How Oscar Pistorius Has Become Nike's Latest PR Headache

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK Sport

Oscar Pistorius' murder charge over the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp is potentially the denouement to one of the most drastic rise and fa...

Armstrong To Be Sued For $12m

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK Sport

Lance Armstrong is facing a $12m (£7.6m) lawsuit after SCA promotions announced its intention to recoup the bonuses paid to the Texan when he won his...

'Doping In Australian Sport Is Widespread'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK Sport

Professional sport in Australia is set to be rocked to its core after an Australian Crime Commission (ACC) investigation uncovered widespread use of p...