IOC Will Not Reattribute Armstrong’s Bronze

LAUSANNE, Feb 13, 2013 (AFP) - The International Olympic Committee said Wednesday that it would not reattribute the 2000 cycling bronze medal stripped from Lance Armstrong because of doping. "It (the medal) will not be reattributed," IOC vice-president Thomas Bach told AFP on the sidelines of a meeting of the organization's executive commission in Lausanne, Switzerland. The IOC … [Read more...]

IOC Asks Lance Armstrong To Return Olympic Bronze Medal

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by Stephanie Pertuiset LAUSANNE, Jan 17, 2013 (AFP) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday asked disgraced American cyclist Lance Armstrong to return the Olympic bronze medal from the time-trial event at the 2000 Games in Sydney. The IOC had written to Armstrong late Wednesday to ask him hand back the medal, IOC spokesman Mark Adams told AFP. The … [Read more...]

IOC To Consider Armstrong Bronze Medal

Lance Armstrong at 2008 InterBike Press Conference

LAUSANNE, Oct 12, 2012 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday stated that they would be looking into the US Anti-Doping Agency's report into cyclist Lance Armstrong before deciding whether to strip him of his Olympic bronze medal. "The IOC is aware of the USADA report and is currently studying it with all the corresponding documentation," a spokesman for the … [Read more...]