U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)


Mon October 22, 2012
The Two-Way

International Cycling Union Strips Armstrong Of 7 Tour De France Titles

Originally published on Mon October 22, 2012 6:25 am

Lance Armstrong, in the leader's yellow jersey, during the 2001 Tour de France.
Patrick Kovarik AFP/Getty Images


Fri October 12, 2012
The Two-Way

If Lance Armstrong Is Stripped, No One May Get His Tour De France Titles

Lance Armstrong, in the leader's yellow jersey, during the 2001 Tour de France.
Patrick Kovarik AFP/Getty Images

Two days after the United States Anti-Doping Agency's release of the evidence it says shows that cyclist Lance Armstrong was part of "the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen," the head of the Tour de France has said the world's most famous race will officially have no winners of the seven Tours that Armstrong won if he is stripped of those titles.

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Wed October 10, 2012
The Two-Way

Doping Agency Says 11 Teammates Testified Against Lance Armstrong

Originally published on Wed October 10, 2012 4:57 pm

Lance Armstrong competes in the Rev3 Half Full Triathalon Sunday in Ellicott City, Md. Armstrong joined other cancer survivors in the event, which raised funds for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults.
Steve Ruark AP

The United States Anti-Doping Agency has made public all the evidence it has against cyclist Lance Armstrong. This is the culmination of a battle that has raged for years: The USADA has said its evidence proves beyond doubt that the now-dethroned seven-time Tour de France winner doped, and Armstrong has always maintained his innocence.

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Sat August 25, 2012

Armstrong's Decision Ripples Outside Of Sporting World

Originally published on Sat August 25, 2012 8:16 am



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Fri August 24, 2012
The Two-Way

Anti-Doping Chief: Armstrong Knows Truth, Sticking To 'Baseless Soundbites'

Originally published on Fri August 24, 2012 5:47 pm

United States Anti-Doping Agency Chief Executive Officer Travis Tygart, right, during a subcommittee hearing on drug use in sports in 2008.
Susan Walsh AP

The head of the United States Anti-Doping Agency says Lance Armstrong knows the truth and he has decided that instead of airing every piece of evidence publicly and in front of an impartial court, the dethroned seven-time Tour de France winner has decided to "hold on to baseless soundbites."

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