THE ARMSTRONG LIE
Reed Albergotti: Former sports writer for
The Wall Street Journal, now covers white
collar crime. Co-author of Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong,
the Tour de France, and the Greatest Sports
Betsy Andreu: Wife of former Armstrong
teammate Frankie Andreu. In a USADA
investigation of Armstrong's doping, she
testified that she witnessed Armstrong
admitting doping to cancer doctors, a charge
that Armstrong denies to this day.
Frankie Andreu: Former cyclist and
teammate of the U.S. Postal Service cycling
team with Lance in 1998, 1999 and 2000. In
September 2006, he admitted to doping
while preparing for the 1999 Tour de France. He later testified against Armstrong in the
USADA's investigation of Armstrong's
Johan Bruyneel: Managing Director of US
Postal during Armstrong's seven straight
Tour de France wins. In 2012, was
dismissed as managing director of
RadioShack-Nissan after the USADA case
documents were released to the public.
Daniel Coyle: Contributing editor to
Outside Magazine as well as author of both
Lance Armstrong's War and The Secret
Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour
Michele Ferrari: Armstrong's longtime
physician and cycling coach, helping him
train during his seven Tour de France
victories. He was sentenced to a year in prison in 2004
for sporting fraud related to doping though
later acquitted. In 2012, he was charged by
the USADA with "administration and
trafficking of prohibited substances" and
given a lifetime ban from professional sport.
George Hincapie: Teammate of Armstrong
and the only rider to assist him in all seven
of his Tour de France victories. In October 2012, he admitted to the use of
Phil Liggett: English commentator and
journalist in the world of professional
cycling. Before the doping scandal, he was a
long-time supporter of Lance Armstrong and
a regular speaker at "Livestrong" events.
Steve Madden: Editor-in-chief of Bicycling
magazine from 2002 until 2008.
Bill Strickland: Journalist and author whose
work focuses primarily on cycling. Author
of Tour de Lance.
Jonathan Vaughters: Teammate of
Armstrong's during his first Tour de France
win in 1999. He is now the manager of the
Garmin-Sharp professional cycling team. He admitted to doping during his cycling
career in August 2012.
Emile Vrijman: A Dutch lawyer appointed
in 2005 by the World Anti-Doping Agency
(WADA) to investigate claims that samples
of Armstrong's urine tested positive for
EPO. His report exonerated Armstrong from
David Walsh: Chief sports writer of The
Sunday Times. Nicknamed the "Little Troll"
by Armstrong after he and Sunday Times
journalist Paul Kimmage were the first to
expose the systemic doping within cycling.
He also revealed that Armstrong was
working with his doctor Michele Ferrari. Co-Author of L.A. Confidentiel, which
Armstrong successfully blocked from being
published in English.
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