Lance Armstrong

The most bizarre cheats in sporting history

Doping bridge players? Cyclist gangs? Some competitors will go to any lengths to win

Where the bad men go: Disgraced Armstrong finds his niche

Lance Armstrong is building a new life after the last one ended in ignominy

Commission starts probe into doping in cycling

The members of an independent commission that will probe cycling's doping past since the Lance Armstrong scandal have been named.

Verbruggen furious at Armstrong doping ‘cover-up’ claims

Former head of world cycling Hein Verbruggen has angrily rejected claims from Lance Armstrong that he helped cover up a positive drug test.

Armstrong: I will testify with 100% honesty

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has said he will testify with "100% transparency and honesty" at any independent enquiry into doping in cycling.

British newspaper ‘happy’ with Lance Armstrong settlement

A UK newspaper says it had settled with Lance Armstrong after it was made to pay damages over a report which suggested he had used banned substances.

Armstrong hits back at federal lawsuit

Disgraced US cyclist Lance Armstrong says that his former team overlooked allegations of doping because of a lucrative sponsorship deal.

Armstrong takes to cycling after doping confession

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong says fellow riders have been generally supportive of him during an annual bike ride across the US state of Iowa.

Lance Armstrong to compete again – in swimming

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, who is banned from most competitive sports for life, will take part in a regional swimming championship in Texas.

Anti-doping head shocked China produces ‘99% of illegal substances’

China's anti-doping head has said he was "shocked" after an anti-doping agency alleged the country produces large amounts of illegal substances.

Chris Froome aims to sweep clean at Tour

The French race's new wonder, Chris Froome begs comparison with Armstrong, but he rides to a different beat.

Athletics drug cheats will follow Lance Armstrong down

Lance Armstrong's admission to Oprah Winfrey that he was a drugs cheat has thrown a sidelight on to the parallel endurance sport of distance running.

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Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

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