United States Anti-Doping Agency

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez gets a hit in his first at bat against the Chicago White Sox in the first inning at US Cellular Field in Chicago on Monday, Aug., 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Cherney)

Electronic trail helped MLB gain Biogenesis bans

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook friends. Transcripts of BlackBerry instant messages. Records of texts. Major League Baseball’s investigators used an arsenal of high-tech tools to collect the evidence that persuaded a dozen players to accept […]

08/07/2013

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Nike cuts ties to Livestrong

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nike, which helped build Lance Armstrong’s Livestrong cancer charity into a global brand and introduced its familiar yellow wristband, is cutting ties with the foundation in the latest fallout from the […]

05/28/2013

Lance Armstrong

Armstrong sued for $12 million bonus

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Dallas promotions company sued Lance Armstrong on Thursday, demanding he repay $12 million in bonuses and fees it paid him for winning the Tour de France.

02/07/2013

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah to interview Armstrong for Jan. 17 show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lance Armstrong has agreed to an interview with Oprah Winfrey and is to address allegations he used performance-enhancing drugs in a “no holds-barred interview.”

01/09/2013

UCI agrees to strip Armstrong of his 7 Tour titles

GENEVA (AP) – Cycling’s governing body has agreed to strip Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles and ban him for life. UCI President Pat McQuaid announced Monday that the federation accepted the […]

10/22/2012

Armstrong says last few weeks 'difficult'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong says he’s been through a “difficult couple of weeks” and urged supporters of his cancer-fighting charity to stand behind its mission. Armstrong gave the welcoming remarks Friday night at […]

10/19/2012

Armstrong: Nike out, Lance steps down

NEW YORK (AP) – Nike is severing ties with famed cyclist Lance Armstrong, citing insurmountable evidence that he participated in doping and misled the company for more than a decade. The clothing and footwear company […]

10/17/2012

11 teammates testified in case against Armstrong

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency says 11 of Lance Armstrong’s former teammates testified against him in its investigation of the cyclist, revealing “the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that […]

10/10/2012

Donors standing by Lance Armstrong's foundation

NEW YORK (AP) – Lance Armstrong’s reputation may be in tatters but in the eyes of corporate and individual donors, his charity still wears an unsullied yellow jersey. Armstrong announced last week he would no […]

08/28/2012

Cyclist Floyd Landis admits defrauding contributors

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Floyd Landis, who lost his 2006 Tour de France title to a doping conviction, admitted today that he defrauded more than 1,700 people who donated money to a fund for his […]

08/24/2012

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