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Justice said Armstrong was ‘unjustly enriched’

April 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

AUSTIN, Texas The Justice Department laid out its case in a lawsuit against Lance Armstrong on Tuesday, saying the cyclist violated his contract with the U.S. Postal Service and was “unjustly enriched” while cheating to win the Tour de France.
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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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‘South Park’ takes aim at … Lance Armstrong?

November 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Animated TV comedy satire “South Park” is taking aim at a disgraced icon who seems a lot like seven-time Tour de France winning cyclist Lance Armstrong. Continue Reading

Lance Armstrong stepping down as Livestrong chairman

October 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Lance Armstrong stepped down as chairman of his Livestrong cancer-fighting charity and Nike severed ties with him as fallout from the doping scandal swirling around the famed cyclist escalated Wednesday. Continue Reading

Tyler Hamilton book now set for Sept. 5 release

September 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Tyler Hamilton’s tell-all book about Lance Armstrong and doping in cycling will be released two weeks earlier than originally planned. Continue Reading