Lance Armstrong

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...

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 ...