Lance armstrong dating september 2016
The disgraced cyclist was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles after he finally admitted he had cheated throughout his career.Central to his sustained campaign of doping was the use of erythropoietin (EPO), which supposedly boosts red blood cells able to carry oxygen around the body.
The 45-year-old American was banned for life from all Olympic-sanctioned events in 2012, and all his results dating to 1998 were scrubbed from the record books.
Testimony of former close friends Betsy and Frankie Andreu reveals allegations that Armstrong directly confirmed his usage of performance-enhancing drugs to his oncology team during cancer treatment.
Featured in the documentary is footage from Armstrong’s only ever deposition, given in 2005, in response to a lawsuit by an insurer resisting awarding Armstrong a bonus for one of his Tour de France wins.
Reported by Quentin Mc Dermott and produced by Four Corners originally for the Australian Broadcast Corporation, this riveting documentary debriefs how the case against cyclist Lance Armstrong, who has now admitted using illegal doping to enhance his athletic performances, compelled his apparent confession — after years of passionate denials.
Mc Dermott reviews the origins of the suspicions of Armstrong’s usage of steroids, hormones, blood transfusions, and other performance enhancements — dating back to the 1990s, and punctuated with footage from Armstrong’s ever on-camera deposition.