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# usada - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Lance Armstrong could lose Legion of Honour medal

Armstrong was awarded the Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur in 2005 in recognition of his seven consecutive Tour victories.

# usada - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Lance Armstrong case: Livestrong charity says it will survive without shamed rider

“Our success has never been based on one person — it’s based on the patients and survivors we serve every day.”

# usada - Friday 22 February, 2013

US government to join lawsuit against Armstrong -- reports

Lance Armstrong faces a powerful new adversary — the United States government.

# usada - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Travis Tygart: We don't need Lance Armstrong's testimony

The USADA Chief Executive was responding to news that the disgraced Texan would not give any anti-doping testimony.

# usada - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Armstrong refuses to be interviewed under oath by USADA

The disgraced cyclist’s attorney has revealed that he will not reveal the ins and outs of his doping to an agency official.

Armstrong facing deadline to decide on full USADA confession today

The agency has said Armstrong’s cooperation in its clean-up effort is the only path open to Armstrong if his lifetime ban from sports it to be reduced.

# usada - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Olympic chiefs will not reattribute Lance Armstrong's bronze medal from Sydney

The IOC last month asked the disgraced cycling icon to hand back the Olympic time-trial bronze medal he won in 2000.

# usada - Thursday 7 February, 2013

USADA says it's been in touch with Armstrong

The cyclist is hoping for his lifetime ban from cycling to be reduced.

Lance Armstrong tops Forbes most disliked US athletes list

But Manti Te’o only lost out on a name-recognition tie-breaker. As you do.

# usada - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Lance Armstrong under investigation for obstruction, witness tampering and intimidation

The Feds are investigating the former Tour de France legend, according to reports.

US Attorney says no plan to prosecute Lance Armstrong

“We made a decision on that case, I believe, a little over a year ago.”

# usada - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

'Pathetic' -- Lance Armstrong heavily critical of cycling chief Pat McQuaid

The disgraced former tour leged says the Irishman is constantly in ‘cover your ass mode’.

# usada - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Spanish doping doctor 'worked in various sports'

Eufemiano Fuentes says that he worked with footballers and boxers but mostly cyclists.

WADA calls UCI 'deceitful' in doping probe

The UCI yesterday disbanded the panel it put together to review any involvement the cycling body may have had in the Lance Armstrong scandal.

# usada - Monday 28 January, 2013

Doping chief wants Lance Armstrong's fate to lie in American courts... not with cycling chiefs

“He exonerated, essentially, the UCI and our information, and the evidence, is different than that,” Travis Tygart said in a CBS interview last night.

# usada - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Anti-doping chief Travis Tygart 'stunned' by Lance Armstrong claims he had to look up the meaning of cheating

“No real athlete has to look up the definition of cheating.”

Lance Armstrong scandal: meeting with anti-doping chiefs ‘appears unlikely’

The disgraced former rider has been given until 6 February to talk.

# usada - Saturday 26 January, 2013

USADA boss sets 6 February deadline for Armstrong to ‘cooperate fully and truthfully’

“If he is sincere in his desire to correct his past mistakes, he will testify under oath.”

# usada - Friday 25 January, 2013

Lance Armstrong commission halted as it awaits UCI files

‘A truth and reconciliation hearing is the best way we can examine the process,’ said the UCI chief Pat McQuaid.

Andre Agassi: I was angered and disappointed by Lance Armstrong confession

Agassi spoke candidly about his use of crystal methamphetamine.

# usada - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Former Tour de France champion Jan Ullrich criticised for refusing to break silence about doping

‘I will certainly not go Armstrong’s way and speak in front of millions of people.’

# usada - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Lance Armstrong scandal: Cycling chief Pat McQuaid replaced on IOC panel

The Dubliner old Olympic chiefs he has ‘too much going on’ at the moment.

Former cycling chief admits riders were tipped off about positive test warning signs

Hein Verbruggen says the UCI did what they could to warn riders who appeared to be at risk of failing doping tests.

# usada - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Emma O'Reilly willing to meet Armstrong after Oprah interview

Armstrong says the Dubliner is one of the people he needs to apologise to.

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David Walsh: I’d accept an apology from Lance Armstrong

“I’d apologise to David,” the shamed rider told Oprah Winfrey last night.

Banned Armstrong says he 'deserves' chance to compete again

“I’m not sure that I deserve a death penalty.”

Lance Armstrong interview: Disgraced rider turns emotional in second part of Oprah broadcast

“Don’t defend me any more,” Armstrong told his 13-year-old.

'I'd apologise to David Walsh' - what we learned from Lance/Oprah, part 2

The harm that Lance Armstrong caused his family, sponsors and fellow cancer survivors by years of lying and denials of doping was under the spotlight tonight.

As it happened: The Lance Armstrong-Oprah Winfrey interview, Part 2

Although he finally confessed to the world that he cheated, there remained a number of questions still unanswered.

# usada - Friday 18 January, 2013

'I don't know if she had a lack of knowledge of the sport or wanted to be his friend' - Kimmage criticises Oprah

He said that key points were glossed over during the interview.

David Walsh: Lance Armstrong confessed not because he wanted to but because he had to

The Irish journalist also partially criticised Oprah Winfrey.

It's not about the mic: how did Oprah do in her 'biggest interview' with Lance Armstrong?

The talk show host took on the former Tour champ in Austin.

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VIDEO: Watch Betsy Andreu's emotional reaction to Lance Armstrong's Oprah interview

‘He owed it to me and he dropped the ball.’

Irish masseuse Emma O'Reilly rejects Lance Armstrong's apology

The Tallaght native says Armstrong’s apology is ‘old news’ to her.

Lance Armstrong interview: 3-time Tour champ Greg LeMond takes aim at former friend

“Armstrong has destroyed anyone who has been successful in cycling,” the American said.

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Here's how Twitter reacted to the Lance Armstrong-Oprah interview

The social networking site this evening was largely unsympathetic to the disgraced cyclist.

As it happened: The Lance Armstrong-Oprah Winfrey interview

Revisit our our minute-by-minute liveblog, as Lance Armstrong confirmed to Oprah that he doped to win his seven Tour de France titles.

# usada - Thursday 17 January, 2013

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VIDEO: Inevitable Taiwanese animation of Lance and Oprah

You knew this was coming didn’t you?