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LONDON (AP) — A three-man independent panel will investigate cycling's doping past, including allegations the sport's governing body colluded with Lance Armstrong.
Lance Armstrong sent out a Twitter message on Thursday that he’s given back his 2000 Olympic bronze medal, as requested by International Olympic Committee heads earlier this year.
The International Olympic Committee stripped Armstrong of the time-trial medal in January after he publicly confessed to using performance-enhancing drugs during his career. Armstrong says he gave it back to the U.S. Olympic Committee.
Most guys in his place disappear for a while or else crumple up faster than a napkin.
There's always a rationalization to take the pharmaceutical shortcut in the ultra-competitive world of professional sports. But the sports world mirrors our quick-fix society.
Disgraced bicyclist and admitted doper Lance Armstrong beat back a lawsuit filed by whistleblower Floyd Landis that accused him of defrauding his sports sponsor, the U.S. Postal Service, with this defense: The government agency knew I was doping all along.
Froome rode into Paris in style — in the yellow race leader's jersey he took on Stage 8 and never relinquished, vigorously fending off rivals whose concerted challenges turned this Tour into a thriller.
The 28-year-old Froome's physical superiority at the 100th Tour has raised eyebrows, practically inevitable in the climate of suspicion that haunts cycling after Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven titles for serial doping.
At his first real opportunity, Chris Froome blew away his main Tour de France rivals with a supersonic burst Saturday, a fierce uphill climb that felt a little like the bad old days of Lance Armstrong.