Alex  Rodriguez: hardly the first steroid user to come back to the diamond, he  is the most brazen and obstinate of them all. Photo:  Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

As he prepared to return from a one-year suspension for steroid use, the erstwhile New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez did what any narcissi(...)

Former professional cyclist Lance Armstrong has pleaded guilty to careless driving after hitting two parked cars with his SUV in Aspen, Colorado. File photograph: Rogerio Barbosa/AFP/Getty Images

Lance Armstrong has pleaded guilty to careless driving after hitting two parked cars with his SUV in Aspen, Colorado, a prosecutor has confirmed.The p(...)

An arbitration panel has ordered Lance Armstrong and Tailwind Sports to pay $10 million in a fraud dispute to SCA Promotions. Photograph: Getty Images. 1:03

Having already been handed a lifetime ban for long-term doping during his career, the repercussions of Lance Armstrong’s past actions continue to be f(...)

 Lance Armstrong, once of the US Postal team, seen here during a press conference in 2001. Armstrong has been ordered to pay a record $10 million (€88m) to Texas-based firm SCA promotions after losing a lawsuit.  Photograph: Benoit Doppagne / EPA 1:03

Lance Armstrong’s fall from grace continued on Monday with news the Texan has lost a long-running legal battle with Dallas company SCA Promotions, wh(...)

 Bruce Jenner after the 1,500 metres which sealed his win at the 1976 Olympic decathlon in Montreal. Photograph: Allsport UK/Allsport

Lining up for the 1,500 metres, the final event of the 1976 Olympic decathlon, Bruce Jenner had the gold in his grasp. Needing a time of four minutes (...)

One of the two vehicles involved in a hit-and-run in Aspen, Colorado. Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong agreed to let his girlfriend take the blame for the incident to avoid media attention, police reports show. Photograph: Aspen Police Department.

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has been charged with crashing into two parked cars in the Colorado ski resort town of Aspen, with his girlfriend in(...)

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen, Colorado, but agreed to let his long-time girlfriend take the blame. Photograph: Getty

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen, Colorado, but agreed to let his long-time girlfriend take th(...)

Former UCI president Pat McQuaid: said that he had “a certain sympathy” with Lance Armstrong. Photograph: Inpho

Banned cyclist Lance Armstrong was the victim of “a witch hunt” and made a scapegoat by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), says former Inte(...)

Lance Armstrong says he’s sorry he and other cyclists were “put in a place” where they felt doping was necessary. Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

More than two years since his television interview with Oprah Winfrey, the disgraced seven-times Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has stated tha(...)

Lance Armstrong has said he would cheat again if faced with the decision he made to dope in 1995, but believes the time has come for him to be forgiven. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Getty Images

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has said he would cheat again if faced with the decision he made to dope in 1995, but believes the time has come for(...)