Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong Is Trying to Wiggle His Way Back into American Hearts Again

Five years after his Oprah confession, Armstrong is proving, one podcast at a time, that we'll forgive anyone.
Tom Owen
Lance Armstrong

In Search of Lance Armstrong's Staunchest Supporters

More than four years after publicly admitting to doping, Lance Armstrong remains an outcast in the cycling world. But some of his supporters have stayed loyal to the disgraced American. What has kept them on side through so much turmoil?
Alex Warnakulasuriya

The Mountain (Running) Men in the Grassroots Fight Against Doping

Mountain, ultra, and trail running is a niche but growing sport. Now some of its most prominent athletes want to stop the rise of doping before it takes root.
Katie Matlack
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Is Chris Froome Ready to Make Cycling Great Again?

Already in an elite group of multiple Tour winners, Froome declared his goal to win the Tour, Olympic Road Race and Olympic Time Time in 2016. It's been a long time since pro cycling has had that sort of audacity.
Wade McCagh
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Tweetin' Sports with Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump

Donald Trump: tre-mendous, tre-mendous sports fan. And like most tre-mendous sports fans, shares his opinions on social media.
Sean Newell

Lawmakers Slam Volkswagen Executive in Emissions Cheating Hearing

CEO of Volkswagen America, Michael Horn appeared before Congress on Thursday to testify about how Volkswagen knowingly installed software that skirted emission regulations in 11 million of its cars, almost 500,000 of which in the US.
Olivia Becker
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Hollywood's Incomplete Indictment of Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong's long campaign of doping and deception is the core of Stephen Frears's new film, "The Program." It's a good story, but it doesn't quite add up to a good movie.
Luke Bradley

Here Are the Movies We Will Be Arguing About Over the Next Six Months

The Toronto International Film Festival announced its opening slate of films, focusing heavily on movies that might make a few bucks and win some Oscars.
Josh Visser
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Why Does Chris Froome Have So Many Doubters?

Chris Froome has never failed a drugs test and has repeated promises that he is ‘100% clean’. So why does a prominent French anti-doping campaigner think there’s reason to doubt the leader of the Tour de France?
Edwin Smith

British Political Expert Alastair Campbell Explains What Makes Someone a 'Winner'

"I don't feel Machiavellian, but I know I can be. I mean, I've done things that people describe as Machiavellian."
Hope Whitmore

The Diversity and Decay in Cycling

While cycling's old guard is crumbling, a racially diverse field of upstarts is set to make La Vuelta a Espana the race of the year.
Patrick Redford

Dumping a Bucket of Ice on Your Head Does Not Make You a Philanthropist

The #IceBucketChallenge is the latest in lazy, narcissistic "hashtag activism." If you want to change the world, you're not going to do it by tweeting, wearing a tacky bracelet, or dumping ice water over your head.
Arielle Pardes