Lance Armstrong was stripped of all the accolades he won in his cycling career after he confessed on a television show that he used banned substances in order to secure his all seven Tour de France victories.
Lance Armstrong was also banned for life from participating in any recognised cycling event. An independent commission was formed to investigate doping in the port of cycling. The commission is all set to bring out a detailed report within a couple of weeks. Lance Armstrong had to visit the commission twice and this year in the month of January, Armstrong said that he is hopeful of his lifetime ban to be reduced.
Lance Armstrong also criticised Brian Cookson being the president of UCI to regarding which Cookson has said that he does not attach much importance to what Lance Armstrong would say about him and further added that like everyone, Lance Armstrong is also entitled to his own opinion.
He said that Armstrong’s visiting the commission is known to him and he said that Armstrong always has an agenda behind everything he does. Cookson refused to make any further statement until he learns in details about what Armstrong has said to the commission.