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Players deplore doping rather than defending

July 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

NEW YORK Protective no more, baseball players are downright disgusted these days with doping. Continue Reading

IOC strips Lance Armstrong of Olympic bronze medal

January 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic

LONDON (AP) Thirteen years after he stood on the podium in Sydney, Lance Armstrong was stripped of his bronze medal from the 2000 Olympics because of doping. Continue Reading

Lance Armstrong tells Winfrey he doped

January 15, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The confession was a stunning reversal for the proud athlete and celebrity who sought lavish praise in the court of public opinion and used courtrooms to punish his critics.
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Armstrong tells Oprah Winfrey he doped

January 14, 2013 in The Daily Republic

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Lance Armstrong ended a decade of denial by confessing to Oprah Winfrey that he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France.
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AP source: Armstrong tells Oprah he doped

January 14, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

A person familiar with the situation says Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey during an interview Monday that he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France.
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Armstrong-Oprah interview ‘emotional’

January 14, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Soon afterward, Winfrey tweeted: “Just wrapped with @lancearmstrong More than 2 1/2 hours. He came READY!” She was scheduled to appear on “CBS This Morning” on Tuesday to discuss the interview. Continue Reading

Lance Armstrong says ‘sorry’ to Livestrong staff

January 14, 2013 in The Daily Republic

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Lance Armstrong apologized to the staff at his Livestrong cancer foundation before heading to an interview with Oprah Winfrey, a person with direct knowledge of the meeting told The Associated Press.
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USADA to ban Armstrong for life, strip Tour titles

August 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency chief executive Travis Tygart says the agency will ban Lance Armstrong from cycling for life and strip him of his seven Tour de France titles for doping. Continue Reading

Cyclist Armstrong says he’s happy investigation is ‘behind me’

February 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The stress, the waiting, the whispers about whether he doped during his stellar cycling career, all of it ended when after nearly two years federal prosecutors closed an investigation of him last week without bringing any charges. Continue Reading

Lance Armstrong lawyers seek ’60 Minutes’ apology

June 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Attorneys for Lance Armstrong have demanded an on-air apology from “60 Minutes” after the head of Switzerland’s anti-doping laboratory denied allegations the seven-time Tour de France winner tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs at the 2001 Tour de Suisse. Continue Reading