Lance Armstrong wanted to donate 250.000 dollars to the USADA

The US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has revealed on Tuesday that the cyclist, sanctioned for life by doping and destitute of his seven titles of the Tour, offered the agency a donation of 250.000 dollars in 2004



Armstrong, sanctioned in 2012 precisely as a result of a report issued by the USADA, offered a large sum of money for the fight against doping, as explained by the head of the agency, Travis Tygart, in a television interview.


Tygart said, in addition, that the USADA did not hesitate "refuse the offer" of the North American runner in no time. In the same interview, the head of the anti-doping agency describes Armstrong and his team of doctors and coaches as a "mafia" It was kept secret for many years and it intimidated other cyclists by making them choose between doping or staying out of their teams.


Last Saturday, the American newspaper The New York Times revealed that Armstrong had met with Travis Tygart to try soften and shorten the suspension of perpetuity. After this meeting, the cyclist could be thinking about plead guilty of any accusation with the aim of being able to compete in the discipline of triathlon.


On the other hand, the American exciter will be interviewed by Oprah Winfrey on his Texas ranch early Thursday through Friday, where he will have to answer many uncertainties about his silence.


Source: Cadena Ser

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