Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars and let his girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention. But, that plan backfired when his girlfriend fessed up. Find out why she initially went along with the lie…
After winning the Tour De France 7 consecutive times and becoming one of the world’s most famous and admired athletes, Lance Armstrong quickly fell from grace after admitting to using performance enhancing drugs. It’s been two years since his last interview, and Lance is finally sitting down for a one-on-one in which he confesses to some pretty startling admissions. Read on to get all the details.
It had been a long time coming, but Lance Armstrong finally admitted in his interview with Oprah Winfrey to using performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career. However, the complexity of the drugs that Armstrong used — and masked for so long — was really only revealed during his interview with Oprah Winfrey, which aired on OWN on Jan. 17. Although he was short on details of how he managed to mask his doping use for so long, he did address a few specifics. Learn more about exactly which performance-enhancing drugs Armstrong used and how he covered it all up.
Singer Sheryl Crow dated Lance Armstrong for three years, and was even engaged to him in 2005. In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Sheryl says she’s only seem parts of her ex’s confessional interview with Oprah where he admits doping, but feels that telling the truth was the best thing for him.
“I have never doped. I can say it again but I’ve said it for seven years and it doesn’t help. But the fact of the matter is I haven’t.”
Very reliable sources are reporting that Lance Armstrong will admit to using performance enhancing drugs in an interview to air Thursday on OWN with Oprah.
It appears that Lance Armstrong has himself a new mantra: Livesmug. The 41-year-old disgraced cyclist was recently stripped of his seven Tour de France victories because of doping, but being stripped of the titles apparently doesn’t mean Lance had to return his yellow jerseys because he posted a photo lounging in front of them on Twitter over the weekend along with the tweet, “Back in Austin and just layin’ around…”
After a devastating and comprehensive report from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency accusing Lance Armstrong of spearheading, “the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen,” sponsor Nike has dropped the cyclist from their contract. Read the company’s statement and let us know what you think of the decision considering they still endorse Michael Vick and Tiger Woods.