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Oprah Winfrey speaks with Lance Armstrong during an interview on the controversy surrounding his cycling career on Monday, January 14, in Austin, Texas. Oprah Winfrey's exclusive no-holds-barred interview with Lance Armstrong, "Oprah and Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide Exclusive," has expanded to air as a two-night event on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. The interview airs Thursday, January 17, and Friday, January 18.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images Lance Armstrong has denied ever using performance-enhancing drugs. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters
Retired pro Tyler Hamilton has been told he’s not welcome at an Aspen restaurant after a reported run-in with Lance Armstrong there on Saturday evening. Hamilton was in Aspen leading bike rides at an annual summit hosted by Outside. Hamilton mistakenly believed Armstrong to be out of town and went to the Cache Cache restaurant to eat. According to Outside Online, the Texan happened to be there and blocked Hamilton’s path when he exited the bathroom.
Armstrong Doping Controversy
Lance Armstrong's Second Comeback: stuff of legends or death of one? | StarrTrek - (Build 20100625223402)Well, it appears it is official, Lance Armstrong, the uncontested best Tour de France rider ever with 7 tour victories has announced his intention to return to the sport with the goal of competing in the 2009 Tour de France. According to Armstrong spokesman, Mark Higgins, Lance isn’t racing to “win second”. I know Lance and I don’t think he would race for second. Lance hates losing more than any person I have ever known.
Armstong's Final Tour de France
Marries Kristin Richard in Santa Barbara, Calif., who he met the year before while helping promote an Austin, Texas, road race called the Ride for the Roses. Signs with U.S. Postal, an American professional cycling team. After dropping out of Paris-Nice, a one day cycling race, goes to Boone, NC, to train with coach Chris Carmichael and former teammate Bob Roll.
compiled by Erin Teare Martin Once considered a hero and an inspiration, Lance Armstrong suffered a stunning fall from grace beginning in June 2012, when the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) charged him with using performance-enhancing drugs, stripped him of his seven Tour de France titles, and banned him from cycling for life.