Do you agree with the USADA's decision to strip seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong of his titles and institute a lifetime ban on future competitions?
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has fought years of accusations of doping, but he has finally given up the fight. According to Reuters, on Friday the United States Anti-Doping Agency handed down a lifetime ban on Armstrong and stripped him of all his wins. Although the USADA has ruled, should the International Cycling Union challenge the ruling it is up to a Court of Arbitration for Sports in Lausanne, Switzerland, to make the final decision. Fellow competitors have leveled accusations of doping at Armstrong over the years, however he has never tested positive. Still, he said he was tired of fighting the accusations and was moving on, leaving it in the hands of the USADA. His decision to give up the fight prompted Friday's…
After first a mistrial, in a second attempt to convict him, famed pitcher Roger Clemens was found not guilty of perjury Monday.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
On Monday, after months of testimony and who knows at what cost, famed baseball pitcher Roger Clemens was found not guilty of lying to Congress. CNN News reported Clemens was found not guilty on all six of the charges he faced. The alleged perjury reportedly happened when he was testifying during an investigation of steroid use among Major League Baseball players. Last week, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency announced that it was, again, going after cyclist Lance Armstrong for allegedly using performance enhancing drugs during his 16-year career. This also comes after previous attempts to prosecute him and strip him of his seven world Tour de France titles proved unsuccessful. Our question here is, are these cases something the American people …