Contact Us

Lance Armstrong Officially Banned from Cycling for Life [VIDEO]

LANCE_ARMSTRONG
YouTube

Many thought this would happen, and now it has. It’s official: Lance Armstrong has been stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned from the sport for life. It’s sad to see the downfall of the cyclist once considered  the greatest of all time. Here’s what Pat McQuaid, president of the International Cycling Union, had to say at a news conference in Switzerland today:

“Lance Armstrong has no place in cycling and he deserves to be forgotten in cycling,” Pat McQuaid, the president of the International Cycling Union, known as UCI, said today at a news conference in Switzerland. “This is a landmark day for cycling.”

The UCI’s decision comes days after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency banned Armstrong from the sport for life for alleged use of illegal performance-enhancing drugs. The agency claims investigators interviewed twenty-six people with knowledge of Armstrong’s alleged doping, including 11 teammates, and collected 1,000 pages of evidence accusing him of cheating.

Armstrong stepped down as the chairman of the Lance Armstrong Foundation, Last week, but remains on the board. Armstrong even spoke at the organizations 15th Anniversary Charity Gala this weekend.

As a result of the UCI decision today, Oakley sunglasses has joined companies Nike, Anheuser-Busch and Trek Bicycles who have severed ties with Armstrong.

Best of 101.5 KNUE

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://knue.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KNUE Country Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KNUE Country Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.