Thursday, September 11, 2008

Why is Lance Armstrong coming back?

What started with whispers among cycling insiders a few weeks ago, grew into a media frenzy and was then denied by all parties has now been confirmed - Lance Armstrong is coming back for another tilt at Le Tour. 

His brief video statement on his website and interview with Vanity Fair, however, left most other questions unanswered.

The official reason Armstrong gave was "in order to raise awareness of the global cancer burden". 

But as with most things with the controversial Texan, there is more to the story than first meets the eye. 

Within minutes, his lawyer, confidante and former manager at the Discovery team Bill Stapleton was saying, "We're not going to try to win second place." More...

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