The International Olympic Committee to add to the list of people interested in the details of the Lance Armstrong doping confession. |
Recovery after years of denial, the disgraced cyclist admitted using performance-enhancing drugs during his career, according to Oprah. He sat down for an interview with Armstrong "barred" on Monday and confirmed the news of a confession Tuesday during a visit to the "CBS This Morning". saxo bank cycling jersey
The same day his interview on Oprah Armstrong, member of the International Olympic Committee told Reuters on cycling dumping in the Games if the confession reveals the complicity of the governing body of the sport with doping.
"The only way (cycling) is to clean is whether all these people say, 'Hey, we're not at the Olympics and that's where we want to be and we try to earn our way back into it , "IOC member Dick Pound said in a telephone interview with Reuters. radioshack nissan jersey
In recent months, the IOC has tried to tackle doping in previous games. In response to the report of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency participation in Armstrong doping generalized model, the IOC announced in November that it has opened an investigation into his involvement in the Summer Olympics of 2000. Armstrong won a bronze medal in Sydney against the clock on the road.
In August 2012, the IOC formally stripped U.S. cyclist Tyler Hamilton of his gold medal at the 2004 Olympic Games. Hamilton won the gold medal in the road race against the clock in Athens, but later admitted to doping during an interview with "60 Minutes."
During the interview, Hamilton Armstrong doping involved, claiming to have seen things in different ways over the years.monton jersey cycling
Cycling would benefit from being removed from the Olympic program? And such an approach would do more harm to those riders who have been clean all the time? In his speech on the occasion of his retirement, British cyclist Nicole Cooke complained that addicts, particularly Armstrong and Hamilton have cost those honest competition.
"If these reports are true, it is strongly recommended that Lance Armstrong to testify to the independent commission to investigate allegations against the UCI in recent USADA reasoned decision on Lance Armstrong and team United States Postal Service "said" the organization said in a statement to The Associated Press.
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