It's also possible that he didn't dope and that he's just tired of fighting a fight he can never win.
He survived SO MANY investigations. Why don't they just lay off him?
An international sports committee getting something wrong? Never....
He may have cheated, but there's a sizable chance that he didn't.
Innocent until proven guilty. They have not done that despite endless tries.
USADA? More bureaucrats selling their raison d'etre.
Quoting Wizard1956, reply 9even if it was a last standHow many last stands is a guy supposed to have? He's gone through multiple investigations since he first won. Each one found him clean. Now what? One more . .and then one more . . and then what? One more?
It's not how I'd want to live my life. At some point I might say, "I know I won and I won clean. I've made money and done a lot of good with it and my name. Say what you want . . I'm done with you all. G'night."
And damned right. Screw those witch hunters.
No one talks about the $325 million he's donated to cancer research, nor the cancer victims to whom he has given the precious will to fight and win.
Lance Armstrong had testicular cancer with lung and brain metastases, and seizures from them.
That man went through it all: Surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and took the Tour 7, SEVEN times! I will stand and tip my hat anytime he goes by.
@Mumblefratz: 100% correct.