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# usada - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Lance Armstrong case: Anticipation builds for former Tour great's speech

His speech tomorrow will be witnessed by a nominally friendly crowd of Livestrong backers, with organisers releasing a video recording afterwards on YouTube — so there will be no tough questions about his fall from grace.

Column: Are reporters like me to blame for Armstrong myth?

”It happened under our very noses, we reporters who waited daily outside the team buses at the Tour, doing our job.’

# usada - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Tell truth on doping or you're out, say Sky

In the coming weeks, all the team’s riders and management will be forced to sign a pledge, swearing that they have never doped.

Anheuser-Busch will not renew Armstrong deal

The firm also have said they will continue to support the Livestrong Foundation and its cycling and running events.

Opinion: This is the real reason Nike canned Lance Armstrong

The Oregan giants at last terminated the disgraced cyclist’s contract today citing ‘insurmountable evidence’.

Cycling Australia fires White, rules out amnesty

The former Olympian has been forced to step down for his role in the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.

Lance Armstrong stepping down as Livestrong chairman as Nike cuts ties

The disgraced cyclist’s charity foundation has raised roughly $500 million to support cancer patients.

Lance Armstrong case: Former team-mate Levi Leipheimer sacked

The 38-year-old veteran – who rode with Armstrong for US Postal in 2000 and 2001 and then again with Discovery Channel in 2007 – was already serving a six month suspension.

# usada - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Armstrong's Olympic medal facing scrutiny

The American cyclist has been urged to come clean over doping allegations by the International Olympic Committee’s vice president.

# usada - Monday 15 October, 2012

Lance Armstrong case: Irish masseuse, Emma O'Reilly, claims she worked as 'drug-runner' for US Postal team

The Dubliner has long talked out against Armstrong.

Lance Armstrong case: ASADA to investigate White's doping admission

“The action of peer pressure to force any athlete to dope is abhorrent, but does not excuse the choice made by an individual athlete to participate in a team strategy that sets out to deceive the sport and its fans.”

# usada - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Defence fund for Irish journalist Kimmage passes $60,000

The UCI are suing Kimmage after he suggested they were complicit in covering up Lance Armstrong’s alleged doping.

Updated: Armstrong could take lie test, whistleblower talks

According to Betsy Andreu, Armstrong admitted that he had been taking performance-enhancing drugs.

Ex-WADA head suggests UCI turned blind eye to Armstrong

Richard Pound says he complained for years about the lack of supervision of Armstrong and other cyclists.

# usada - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Lance Armstrong case: Ally admits doping

Australian Matt White issued a statement on Saturday acknowledging his part in the scandal.

What next for Armstrong after devastating report?

The one-time cycling legend faces an uncertain future after the damning report from USADA this week.

# usada - Friday 12 October, 2012

Lance Armstrong report: Ex-boss Bruyneel leaves RadioShack

“Both parties feel it is necessary to make this decision since Johan Bruyneel can no longer direct the team in an efficient and comfortable way.”

Lance Armstrong report: Cancellara may quit RadioShack

The Swiss rider has demanded an explanation from Johan Bruyneel and has claimed he may not be able to work with the Belgian team manager.

Wiggins: Worst fears about Armstrong confirmed TDF

Wiggins: Worst fears about Armstrong confirmed

“I have been involved in pro cycling for a long time and I realise what it takes to train and win the Tour de France. I’m not surprised by it,” says the Team Sky leader.

Nicolas Roche: Everybody cheats at some stage in some aspect of life

The Irishman was critical of cyclists, such as Lance Armstrong, that have been accused of sustained doping practices.

# usada - Thursday 11 October, 2012

'Lance is perfectly comfortable; his conscience is clear' - Armstrong attorney

American lawyer Sean Breen described the under-fire cyclist as ‘a freak’ but believes his reputation will not be tarnished.

Armstrong report: 6 ex-teammates suspended in doping fall-out

Their bans were announced by the USADA alongside the organisation’s detailed reasons why it banned Armstrong for life in August.

Tony Griffin urges Lance Armstrong to 'step up and tell the world what has really gone on'

“Lance owes it to himself and to all those who believed in him to come forward,” the former All-Star says.

Lance Armstrong report: Cycling governing body to study USADA claims

Pat McQuaid’s UCI says it will “endeavour to provide a timely response and not to delay matters any longer than necessary.”

Armstrong once said he'd never cheat as he would lose 'the faith of cancer survivors around the world'

The disgraced former Tour champ faces a battle to save his legacy.

Lance Armstrong report: USADA explains how Tour star never tested positive for doping

It’s been Armstrong’s go-to defence for years.

# usada - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

From The Evening Fix... now with added emos. Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added emos.

Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.

USADA - Lance Armstrong's team groomed and pressured athletes to use dangerous drugs

The United States Anti-Doping Agency says the US Postal Service team ‘ran the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen.’

The Lance Armstrong report is due this week... what will be in it?

USADA is expected to include detailed evidence — including witness names and specific allegations.

# usada - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Armstrong attorney hits out at impending report

Tim Herman is unhappy with the file of evidence gathered in a probe of the cyclist.

# usada - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Column: Why I still believe in Lance Armstrong

Having come to know the controversial cycling superstar, former Clare hurler Tony Griffin says he does not feel let down by the ‘human, flawed’ Armtrong.

# usada - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Exasperated UCI criticise USADA over Armstrong delay

UCI are still waiting to examine for themselves the evidence compiled against the American cycling legend.

# usada - Saturday 22 September, 2012

No doping amnesty says UCI chief McQuaid

No action will be taken while the USADA/Armstrong affair continues.

# usada - Monday 27 August, 2012

Armstrong foiled by made-in-USA probe, says Pound

“If it happened in Switzerland or something like that the United States wouldn’t have believed it at all,” the former WADA head says.

# usada - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Armstrong tells supporters: Don't cry for me Ego

Armstrong tells supporters: Don't cry for me

The 40-year-old former professional cyclist made his first appearance in public since deciding not to fight doping charges.

# usada - Friday 24 August, 2012

USADA strip Lance Armstrong of all Tour titles and initiate lifetime ban

Doubt remains over the US anti-doping agency’s right to unilaterally take these decisions.

'A great day for clean cycling' - David Walsh on Lance's doping decision

The threat of losing seven Tour de France titles was more appealing to Armstrong than a full tribunal, says the Sunday Times sports writer.

Cycling body asks USADA to explain Armstrong decision

The International Cycling Union (UCI) will wait for a “reasoned decision” before commenting on the Lance Armstrong doping case.