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Tag: Doping

Lance Armstrong

Posted on Jan 25, 2013 READ MORE

Lance Armstrong’s World

Posted on Jan 21, 2013 READ MORE

Lance and Oprah

Posted on Jan 19, 2013 READ MORE

Personal Trainer

Posted on Jan 18, 2013 READ MORE

So Sorry

Posted on Jan 18, 2013 READ MORE

Lance Armstrong Confession

Posted on Jan 16, 2013 READ MORE


Oprah Confirms Lance Armstrong Admitted Doping

You’ll have to wait to see for sure when the interview airs later this week. Because the whole point of this pseudo-event is, in the end, really just about drumming up television ratings.

Posted on Jan 15, 2013 READ MORE

Lance Armstrong Tells the Truth

Posted on Jan 15, 2013 READ MORE

Tour de Lance

Posted on Oct 11, 2012 READ MORE

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Lance Armstrong Gives Up Doping Fight

Lance Armstrong’s capitulation on Thursday to years of aggressive inquiries into his alleged use of banned performance enhancers was widely interpreted as an admission of guilt, and resulted in the seven-time Tour de France winner being stripped of all his titles and banned from competition cycling for life.

Posted on Aug 25, 2012 READ MORE


Et Tu, A-Rod?

Yet another top MLB player’s reputation has been besmirched by use of performance-enhancing drugs: Take a bow, Alex “A-Rod” Rodriguez. The Yankees star admitted Monday that he’d dabbled in steroids years ago in a moment of high pressure and youthful indiscretion. He said the drug use occurred only while he played for the Texas Rangers.

Posted on Feb 9, 2009 READ MORE

Bonds’ Retirement Plan

Posted on Jul 29, 2007 READ MORE

The Fastest Man on No Legs

As technology becomes exponentially more sophisticated and pervasive, the sports world finds itself awash in ethical dilemmas. So where does a lightning fast amputee fit in the spectrum of Barry Bonds with his alleged doping and Tiger Woods with his better-than-perfect Lasik eyes?

Posted on May 24, 2007 READ MORE

The Truthdig Interview: Mark Fainaru-Wada

Mark Fainaru-Wada is one of two San Francisco Chronicle reporters who broke the Barry Bonds steroid stories. With a new book out, Fainaru-Wada discussed with Truthdig contributor James Harris whether Congress doesn’t have better things to do than hold hearings into pro sports; whether pro baseball really cares about cleaning up its image; and the federal government’s attempts to get Fainaru-Wada to disclose his confidential sources.

Posted on Jun 13, 2006 READ MORE

Mark Fainaru-Wada on Barry Bonds, Steroids and ‘Game of Shadows’

Truthdig’s James Harris sits down with SF Chronicle journalist Mark Fainaru-Wada to discuss his book,  “Game of Shadows,” and the leaked grand jury testimony which has gotten him in such hot water.

Posted on Jun 13, 2006 READ MORE

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