Revenue Of Livestrong Slow Down Reports Says

A charity of high-profile ‘The Livestrong Foundation’, that has seen harder time after the downfall of its founder Lance Armstrong, again saw a drop in revenue in 2015, this is third-straight year in which organization has seen the decline of double-digits.


The nonprofit Austin-based cancer patients, supporting charity organization recorded the revenue of $6.2 million that year, compared to $16.6 million in 2014, and the contributions were $3.7 million, compared with year before $11.9 million, the news has come now to the public because reports of the Associated Press citing federal tax records have become available just now.

About this the president of Livestrong Greg Lee told the AP that the finances of the foundation are healthy — till date the donations are up and the organization has the net assets of $73 million approximately, having the cash stocked before the rider’s fall from grace.

He further added that,” There is no impact on patients who are taking benefit from the charity organization and as a signature of the bounce of organization is, the organization received its first $1 million pledge last year of the decade.” Read More …

U.S. POSTAL SERVICE BECOMES BUTT OF ARMSTRONG’S JOKE ON INSTAGRAM

Posting a photo on the popular social media, Instagram on March 1, Lance Armstrong showed that the U.S. Postal Service who sponsored him some years back as a cyclist wants more than just US$100 million from him.


A US$100 million lawsuit against Lance Armstrong by the U.S. Postal Service will proceed to trial and the former professional cyclist had a lighthearted moment amidst the recent news.

Armstrong, a seven time champion of the Tour de France, before these titles were stripped went on to share a photo on Instagram showing that he was owing an additional $1.09 in postage costs to the Postal Service.

The 45-year old wrote an accompanying text to the picture, which read:

“That moment when you realize U.S. Postal Service wants $100 million plus a dollar and 9 cents from you.”

The post was made from his home in Austin, Texas and the photo showed off an envelope addressed to him and originally delivered from Portland, Ore. A hand-written calculation showed off an outstanding payment. Read More …

Lance Armstrong Helping Tejay Van Garderen to Train for Motorpacing

Tejay Van Gardener (BMC Racing Team) is receiving tremendous help from Lance Armstrong (former professional cyclist) for his race preparations. In an interview with the Rouleur Magazine, Armstrong said that he has been playing an important role in Van Gardener’s preparation for the Grand Tour.

Currently, Lance Armstrong has been banned from participating in any professional cycling competitions and any sports events sanctioned by USA Cycling because of doping. He was also stripped from all his Tour de France titles. In October, Armstrong was not allowed to participate in Gran Fondo Cycling Event. Read More …

Tour de France

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Cycling – Tour de France lacks fair play

Article by Andrew Hill

We will not know yet how this edition of the Tour de France will stop, but we know of two episodes that would not be forgotten effortlessly, and regrettably individuals events are not one thing to be proud of, given that they exemplify a lack of sportsmanship or honest play, nonetheless you want to phone it…Sure, you are proper, we are speaking about the incidents involving Mark Renshaw in stage eleven, and Alberto Contador in Stage 15, which have tarnished the function.

Now lets go in advance and reminisce what occurred: in the final meters to the finish line Renshaw was riding genuine tight to Julian Dean, and all of a sudden started out to hit him with his head, to suspiciously shut the way to Tyler Farrar. His teammate Mark Cavendish from HTC Columbia benefited from this maneuver to complete the race in very first area.

This behavior was very dangerous for absolutely everyone, given that a huge collision in between the competitors could have had occurred, leading to serious harm to them. Placing the safety of other people in jeopardy has no justification, like Cavendish is trying to do, stating that: “Julian’s elbow was hooked about Mark’s and Mark used his head to get away. He gave everybody a bit of room”. His appreciation could be appropriate for him, the query is: would he have declared the identical point if he had been in Dean’s footwear?

Far more than a loose chain

The mechanical difficulty endured by Andy Schelck involved far more than a loose chain, given that the Tour’s honest play custom was misplaced for a number of seconds as well by Contador, who took gain of the until finally then leader of the competition, and wears now the yellow jersey with an eight 2nd advantage about the Luxemburgish.

Lance Armstrong did let the concern pass without having bringing up two old incidents exactly where he was concerned: “in 2003 I felt down and the rest waited for me, and in 2001 I waited for Ullrich when he felt down”. The 7 times champion of the Tour thinks that Contador’s steps exactly where not appropriate, that he should have waited.

Contador has expressed how unpleasant he is with the predicament because he has: “a very good relationship with Andy and want it to continue like that”. As a truth he apologized with Schelck for the duration of the subsequent stage right after the incident, and hugged him soon after the conclude of the race.

The Luxemburgish avoided creating this problem bigger than what it currently is for the media and supporters, and stated that it is difficult to tell if it was fair play or not. He feels strong and thinks that he will have his revenge, because the Tour is not about nevertheless. Nonetheless he is disappointed with the way how he misplaced, but feels inspired for what’s next. He thinks that the Spaniard need to be nervous since there is a variation now: “I am not the one who will get chased any longer I am the one particular who chases”.

Contador wasn’t the only 1

All of this problem falls on Contador because he is the only 1 with significant odds to win the Tour, but he was not the only that did not practice a fair game, Samuel Sanchez and Dennis Menchov had been involved in this incident too.

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