Cycling’s Greatest Fraud
This documentary dissects the story of the science and scheming behind what’s been called “the most sophisticated and successful doping scheme in all of sports”. Piece together eyewitness testimonies and delve into the illicit science to discover how the USADA says the doping plot began and then mushroomed in its complexity. With new interviews from […]
The Lance Armstrong Lie Documentary – Toronto International Film Festival press conference
Director Alex Gibney and guests (including Jonothan Vaughters and Betsy Andreu) speak during a press conference for his documentary “The Armstrong Lie” at the Toronto International Film Festival on Monday. Jump ahead to ~12 minutes where the video starts.
Armstrong slams US government lawsuit
(AFP) – Disgraced US cyclist Lance Armstrong has hit back at a federal lawsuit against him and said that his former team overlooked allegations of doping because of a lucrative sponsorship deal. The Texan rider, who is now in full damage control mode after he admitted to being a drugs cheat in January, asked an […]
‘Impossible to win Tour without doping’ – Armstrong
(AFP) – Shamed US cyclist Lance Armstrong said in an interview with Le Monde on Friday, on the eve of the 100th edition of the Tour de France, that it was “impossible” to win the sport’s most famous race without doping. Asked whether it was possible to win without taking performance-enhancing drugs when he was […]
Climbing the Col de la Madone
The Col de la Madone climb isn’t featured in this year’s Tour de France – in fact, it’s never been part of the Tour, probably because the road is too narrow – but it’s still a climb that’s inextricably embedded in cycling folklore, for better or for worse. During our stay on France’s Cote d’Azur […]
Nike cuts Livestrong products, keeps funding
Nike has decided to end its sponsorship deal with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong’s cancer charity Livestrong, but will still support it financially, the sports products giant said Tuesday.