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Cycling Doping

Lance Returns Olympic Medal, Finally

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.12.2013 | Sports

Nearly eight months after the International Olympic Committee stripped him of his 2000 Olympic bronze medal, Lance Armstrong finally gave it up. T...

Cycling: The Nice Guys Finish Last

Ian McMahan | Posted 06.01.2013 | Sports
Ian McMahan

Just when you think competitive cycling has no redeeming qualities other than for perfecting PED tests, a glimpse of humanity appears on the horizon.

When Heroes Let Our Kids Down

Shawn Bean | Posted 03.17.2013 | Parents
Shawn Bean

It makes me wonder if Armstrong has already endured the toughest conversation of his life, one that predated the chat with Oprah. I wonder if he sat below those seven well-lit Tour de France jerseys on display in his Austin home, with five kids next to him on the sofa, and explained to them What Dad Did.

Lance Plummets From Grace

Diana Nyad | Posted 12.25.2012 | Sports
Diana Nyad

It is not overstatement to say that Lance Armstrong's careening fall from grace has no rival in recent American history. Perhaps only Richard Nixon earns equal status of disgrace.

Lance Armstrong: The Sports Story Gets a Rewrite

Brian Rooney | Posted 12.22.2012 | Sports
Brian Rooney

It is impossible to erase what really happened. Lance Armstrong won those seven races. In the rewrite of Armstrong's records the sport of cycling would have you believe they are punishing the perfidy of their greatest rider, while what they really want is for the world to forget their own.

Lance Armstrong: The Fall From Grace

Erica Diamond | Posted 10.17.2012 | Sports
Erica Diamond

I loved Lance, I still respect Lance and I feel sad on many levels. It's kind of like he turned out to be my false hero. But do today's headlines negate all the races he won, and all the good he's done? I don't believe entirely.

Why Wasn't Lance Armstrong Caught Earlier?

Andy Miah | Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports
Andy Miah

If Armstrong is guilty, then another of the world's greatest heros has failed us, at least this is what they will say. In my view, it is the sport system that is failing us.

To an Athlete Lying Young

James Moore | Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports
James Moore

The Lance Armstrong story was as American as a Chevrolet commercial. Lance was the everyman icon for accomplishment and effort. He also appears to have cheated. And lied.