Lance Armstrong

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...

Lance Armstrong's Only Sin was Getting Caught

John Wight | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Sport
John Wight

The furore over Lance Armstrong's confession to Oprah, and by extension the world, that he used performance enhancing drugs and blood doping to help him win his seven Tour de France titles, says more about the mass ignorance that surrounds the issue than it does about the integrity of Lance Armstrong.

Should We Still Be Listening to Lance Armstrong?

Cycling News HD | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Sport
Cycling News HD

Let's face it, what incentive is there really for someone who has got away with doping throughout their sporting career to come forward to such a commission? Even with the threat of sporting sanction removed, they still stand to lose their reputation and place in the hearts of their public.

'Pat Is Just In Constant Cover Your Ass Mode. Pathetic'

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Sport

Lance Armstrong has spoken in public for the first time since his Oprah interview and labelled the International Cycling Union (UCI)'s chief Pat McQua...

Drugs in Sport, Part I: The Inconvenient Truth

Marek Doyle | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK Sport
Marek Doyle

Regardless of what you have heard since Lance Armstrong staged his confession on Oprah, drugs are everywhere in sport. And regardless of where you stand, they're not going anywhere. And there's a good reason they're not going anywhere either: drugs work and they work very well.

WATCH: Lance Armstrong Sings Radiohead

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Comedy

You're just like an angel, Lance Armstrong. In fact: your skin makes us cry. Almost as much as you cried in that Oprah Winfrey interview. Speaking of ...

Cooper Makes His Move For Lance Armstrong Role

WENN | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Actor Bradley Cooper is in talks with director J.J. Abrams to portray disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong onscreen after reaching out to the filmmaker t...

Armstrong 'Lied' To Oprah About Doping

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Sport

United States Anti-Doping Agency head Travis Tygart has claimed Lance Armstrong is still lying about the full extent of his doping past. Tygart, th...

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 25 January 2013

Paddy Duffy | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

Kevin Ward fills in again this week, wondering where Paddy Duffy has gone to with that tea he was promised. He sighs sadly at Liverpool FC here. The ...

Funny Tweets Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK Comedy

What a week! Especially if you love or hate Europe. Or America. Yes, David Cameron announced Tory plans for an EU referendum - despite the risks of...

Brand Armstrong

Damon Boughen | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Sport
Damon Boughen

I can sympathise with him. I am currently training for the 2013 London Marathon, and have competed for over half a decade at competitive running, I realise how easy it is to become fixated by one event and let it define you.

'You Lying B*****d'

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK Sport

Sir Bradley Wiggins has belatedly unleashed anger at his former idol Lance Armstrong, labelling the cycling cheat a "lying b*****d". Wiggins has no...

Lance Armstrong, Cheating and Football Hypocrisy

Andy Muirhead | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK Sport
Andy Muirhead

Are football fans hypocritical to celebrate one drugs cheat and criticise another?

Lance Armstrong and the Wikipedia Edit Wars

Sam Oakley | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Tech
Sam Oakley

The re-writing of history is not solely constrained to the entry on Armstrong either. Check out the Tour-de-France entry, his name has been removed from the winners list, added and removed again more than 30 times in the last three days alone.

The Odds On An EU Referendum...

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK Politics

On Wednesday morning David Cameron promised an in/out referendum on the EU and set the date for 2017. Only thing is, there is a rather large obstac...

Sponsors Should Also Be Asking Questions of Armstrong

Vic Davies | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Sport
Vic Davies

Armstrong's statement implies that he crossed the line between wanting to be better at his sport in order to win, and winning at any cost. That the winning became more important than the sport itself.

Bale? Gyllenhaal? Who Should Play Armstrong? (POLL)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Sport

Lance Armstrong once planned a film of his life, but that was when his doping, bullying and general nastiness was yet to be exposed by the authorities...

Graffiti Mocking Lance Armstrong Appears In LA

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 23.03.2013 | Home

As the sporting world reflects on The Biggest Cheat Ever Lance Armstrong making his mea culpa to Oprah Winfrey, an unidentified artist in Los An...

Lance Armstrong's 'Confession' Will Never Be Enough for Those Around Him

Oliver Todd | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Oliver Todd

Throughout the interview, whilst mainly untested by Winfrey, the disgraced cycling icon continued to display an arrogant and unrepentant attitude, admitting that he regretted his 2009 comeback, saying "I wouldn't be here." His regret lies in being caught rather than the actual act of cheating.

Why I'll Always Love Lance Armstrong

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK Sport
Carrie Armstrong

Lance can give back his sponsorship money, his titles, his many accolades. But he will never be asked to erase the hope he has given to so many of us. Nobody knows why some people recover from illness and some do not.

Consider Yourself in Lance Armstrong's Shoes, Then Get Off Your High Horse!

Mette Poynton | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Sport
Mette Poynton

We are ALL flawed and this is what we should remember when we jump on to our high horses and pass judgment on others.