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Lance Armstrong: You can't win TDF without drugs

Lance Armstrong: You can't win TDF without drugs | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it

Nobody can win the Tour de France without taking performance-enhancing drugs, Lance Armstrong, the disgraced seven-times winner of the race has said. His comments will infuriate last year's winner, Sir Bradley Wiggins, who insists that the sport is now clean

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His comments will not only infuriate rights holders, but also the Tour organisers, sponsors, the UCI and broadcasting rights holders, amongst others.

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Lance Armstrong's PR disaster

Lance Armstrong's PR disaster | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it

Lance Armstrong's doping admission to Oprah was a public relations nightmare in the making. While we can all agree that Lance would have been better-off not cheating at all (or at least confessing sooner), it's fairly clear that once he cheated and lied, he probably should have kept lying if he wanted to maintain his public standing.

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EBU strikes deal to show cycling races

The European Broadcasting Union showed its faith in cycling on Wednesday, announcing a third long-term race broadcasting deal since Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles.
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EBU extends Tour of Flanders cooperation

EBU extends Tour of Flanders cooperation | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and Flanders Classics NV have renewed their partnership for the distribution of the European media rights to the Tour of Flanders for a further four-year period.

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Interest in cycling is growing

Interest in cycling is growing | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it
The European Broadcasting Union appears undeterred by the recent doping revelations which have dominated cycling in 2012, announcing that it has extended its deal to provide coverage of the Amstel Gold Race until 2016, according to the Associated Press.
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EBU extends ASO cycling deal

EBU extends ASO cycling deal | Broadcast Sport | Scoop.it

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) have renewed their broadcasting agreement for the Critérium du Dauphiné, the next edition of which will be held from 2 to 9 June 2013.

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