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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Lance Armstrong

Last year
# Podcast
Behind the Lines: Alan English and David Walsh on Lance Armstrong
In this free episode of the Behind the Lines podcast, journalists David Walsh and Alan English talk about the pursuit of Lance Armstrong which culminated in possibly the biggest sports story of this century so far.
All time
'He just can't help himself. If he could, he would have got right back into favour'
David Walsh, chief sportswriter with the Sunday Times, is our guest on this week’s Behind the Lines.
# On the box
TV Wrap - New documentary proves we have heard more than enough from Lance Armstrong
The disgraced cyclist is the subject of a new, two-part ESPN series.
# Looking Back
'I needed a f****** nuclear meltdown, and I got it' - Armstrong remains defiant in ESPN documentary
The first of the two-part documentary will be available on ESPN Player from 25 May.
# Vicious cycle
Lance Armstrong on doping: 'I wouldn't change a thing'
The former Tour champ says it was worth it for the lessons he learned.
Lance Armstrong's former manager handed lifetime ban from cycling
‘There are a lot of things I wish I could have done differently, and there are certain actions I now deeply regret,’ said Johan Bruyneel.
# Cycling
Landis to start cycling team for young riders with money from Armstrong case
“Maybe it sounds odd, but it’s kind of some closure for me.”
# Reunion
Lance Armstrong jets in to Germany to support troubled Ullrich, 'friend who scared me'
Last week, the 1997 Tour de France champion was admitted to a psychiatric hospital after his brief detention for allegedly assaulting a prostitute.
# Delivery
Lance Armstrong settles $100m lawsuit with US government and former teammate
He’ll pay a $5m settlement and won’t now face Floyd Landis in court.
# familiar face
Lance Armstrong invited to 2018 Tour of Flanders
Officials for the prestigious ‘Monument’ race said the 46-year-old will be an invited guest and a keynote speaker.
# Science
EPO will not help amateur cyclists perform better in road races
New research took 48 male cyclists and put them through an endurance race up the famous Mont Ventoux.
# Unimpressed
Lance Armstrong blasts Tour de France over Jan Ullrich snub
The ex-cyclist is not happy with the omission of the German former champion from proceedings.
# Cycling
Lance Armstrong plans on launching new daily podcast for next month's Tour de France
Armstrong had avoided speaking about professional cycling since receiving his lifetime ban.
# tour de force
Despite last year's Lance Armstrong debacle, One-Zero's organisers are back for round two
The sports conference made headlines last year when the disgraced cyclist pulled out at the last minute.
# we go again
One-Zero conference to return despite Lance's controversial withdrawal from their debut
“We’re going again, we’re going bigger and we’ll do it better and let the public be the judges.”
# problems
Lance Armstrong fraud trial set for November
US District Judge Christopher Cooper is set to hear the case in Washington.
# face the music
Lance Armstrong fails in bid to avoid $100 million fraud case
The decision by US District Judge Christopher Cooper, in Washington, DC, comes as a major blow to the former cycling star.
# problems
Lance Armstrong to head to court in US suit
The decision by US District Judge Christopher Cooper, in Washington, DC, comes as a major blow to the former cycling star.
# Motorised Cheating
Lance Armstrong and Team Sky deny ever using hidden bike motors to cheat
CBS report shines a light on the possibility of motorised cheating in pro cycling.
# different perspective
'You and I have got the luxury of not being faced with a $120 million lawsuit'
Jamie Fuller partially-defended Lance Armstrong for his absence from the One Zero Conference today.
# One Zero Con
No refunds "at the moment" after Lance Armstrong pulls out of Irish conference
The organisers of the sport and tech conference say that they are looking at “legal things” in relation to refunds.
# Oh dear
'He has let us down' - organisers react to Armstrong's withdrawal from Dublin conference
The One Zero event at the RDS will be missing its main attraction due to ‘legal reasons’.
# Rookie of the Year
Lance Armstrong spoke to Off The Ball tonight, and it was superbly tense radio
Disgraced Tour de France champion will appear in Dublin later this month.
# Old Foes
Lance Armstrong offers Paul Kimmage the chance to take him on at Dublin event
The disgraced former cyclist will be in Ireland for the One Zero sports conference in October.
# talking sport
Lance Armstrong to speak at Dublin sports conference
The former cyclist will take part in a ‘no-holds-barred’ public interview in October.
# Confident
Lance Armstrong on the $100 million fraud lawsuit against him: 'We like our case'
The former cyclist is feeling bullish.
# Vicious cycle
Lance Armstrong says his critical mistake in life was bigger than doping — is he still making it?
The disgraced former Tour champion says he basically raised himself.
# Sacre Bleu
Boudjellal produces an unbelievable response to the Toulon doping allegations
The Toulon president has invoked the spirit of Lance Armstrong.
# no cheating
A messer from Waterford challenged Lance Armstrong to a bike race, and got a response
Is Lance en route to the sunny south east?
# microscope
'This isn't the Wild West' says a disgruntled and frustrated Chris Froome
The under-pressure Tour de France leader is pointing the finger at the media.
# Return
Lance Armstrong embarks on controversial Tour de France stage
The 43-year-old American, who himself is a cancer survivor, stressed he was riding for a “great cause”.
# wednesday
We'll Leave it There So: McGregor's wrestling, Lance returns and all of today’s sport
Meanwhile, Ireland’s Dan Martin put in another superb performance at the Tour de France.
# Controversial
Disgraced Lance Armstrong back on the Tour de France route
The president of the UCI has warned that the American cyclist “may not get quite the welcome he would like”.
# accusations
Lance Armstrong just questioned if the Tour de France leader is 'too strong to be clean'
The disgraced former cyclist insisted he wasn’t accusing anyone.
# fyi
Where are they now? The Lance Armstrong team that dominated the Tour de France
With the annual race beginning next week, we take a look at some of its most infamous competitors.
# Le Tour
The No 1 American rider at the Tour de France explains why he has no problem training with Lance Armstrong
Tejay van Garderen reckons it’s cool.
# Uh oh
'I was a complete dick for a long time,' Lance admits as he faces ruin in $100m lawsuit
“Listen, if I could walk the world and face-to-face apologise, I would.”
# the epo crowd
This is your first glimpse of Chris O'Dowd as David Walsh in the new Lance Armstrong movie
The trailer for The Program has arrived.
# Okey doke
'So, life has been good to me' - Bill O'Herlihy in his own words
An extract from a 2012 interview with the legendary broadcaster about the Olympics, Michael Lowry, his health and more.
# world war lance
Lance Armstrong met with USADA in a bid to get his ban cut
Armstrong and Travis Tygart met for six hours. And they weren’t watching box sets.