Lance Armstrong

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Mo Farah: Apparently Mo has trouble hearing, trouble remembering, has problems filling out his whereabouts forms, goes to the wrong country. Photograph: Kamil Jrzaczynski/AFP via Getty Images)

If there was one man I would have in charge of anti-doping agencies or even just investigating athletes by randomly turning up on their doorstep, with(...)

 Saracens’ Jamie George, Ben Earle and teammates celebrate after the victory over Racing 92 at Allianz Park, London which sealed their place in the quarter finals of the Champions Cup. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

Spare a thought for Glasgow. In the heel of the hunt, the Scottish team missed out on the quarter-finals of the Heineken Champions Cup to a club who, (...)

Alex Rodriguez  before a game between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees on September 8th, 2019, at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Photograph: Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images

The most notorious steroid-user in baseball history is never off American television these days. No sooner had Alex Rodriguez finished the season as l(...)

 Eliud Kipchoge (in white)  became the first man to run a marathon in under two hours  and made it look easy in Vienna as he finally dipped under two hours finishing in 1:59:40 seconds. Photograph: Christian Bruna/EPA

In the space 36 hours last weekend the state of elite marathon running changed forever. Across two continents the benchmark for the men and women’s fa(...)

Diane LeMay, a paediatrician and former friend of John Looker, holds up a shirt with Looker’s name. Photograph: Maddie McGarvey/The New York Times

Erika Decker knew three things about John Looker when he reached out to her on Facebook in 2014: He was a cult figure in Columbus, Ohio, where they bo(...)

 Lance Armstrong  celebrates after winning  stage 17 of the Tour de France  in 2004. Photograph: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Former cycling champion Lance Armstrong has said he “wouldn’t change a thing” about the doping that led to him being stripped of his record seven Tou(...)

Donald Trump, a winner at the ballot box, but  ‘the Stoics argued one cannot take pride in one’s life unless it is a virtuous life’. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

It is commonly believed, particularly in business and sporting circles, that nice guys finish last. Never mind that a pile of psychological research (...)

 Maria Sharapova of Russia and Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark shaking hands at their  Australian Open match. Photograph: . EPA/Lukas Coch

Maria Sharapova is having a hard time, bless her. Now, don’t jump to conclusions. We can’t all have a heartwarming comeback like Petra Kvitova, who li(...)

Usada,  still chasing a follow-up to their 2012  effort with Lance Armstrong, have snapped on the rubber gloves for real this time and set about cleaning up the cesspool of nonagenarian doping in sport. Photograph:  Phil Walter/Getty Images

“January 4th 2019: Usada announced today that Carl Grove, of Bristol, Indiana, an athlete in the sport of cycling, has accepted a public warning for h(...)

Team Sky celebrate Geraint Thomas’s Tour de France victory on the Champs-Élysées back in July. Photograph: Sebastien Nogier/EPA

Every now and then a new force enters a sport with an impact so crushing that it reshapes and even deforms the whole competition. So it was with the s(...)

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