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Eurovision rocked by doping scandal

couldn't get a performance like that without lots of chemical helpThe future of the iconic Eurovision song contest is in doubt today, as revelations emerge that at least half of all the victories over the past few decades were down to performance-reducing substances.

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Posted: Jul 17th, 2013
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Speculation mounting that the ‘manner’ of Lance Armstrong’s confession was the medium of dance

Armstrong hoping to win this year's Tour des StudiosFollowing Oprah Winfrey’s admission that Lance Armstrong’s confession was ‘not in the manner she expected’, speculation is growing as to the way the disgraced cyclist admitted his cheating.

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Posted: Jan 15th, 2013
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Armstrong admits taking life enhancing drugs to prevent cancer

Seven times Tour De France champion Lance Armstrong today confessed to taking a series of sophisticated medicated drugs to ward off testicular cancer. The cycling champion publicly admitted to taking a course of chemotherapy treatment in a frantic bid to postpone death and improve his quality of life.

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Posted: Oct 26th, 2012
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Lance Armstrong tests positive for bullshit

‘After a detailed forensic examination, I am afraid to report that Mr Armstrong’s response to the mounting evidence against him was found to contain unnaturally high levels of bullshit.’

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Posted: Oct 12th, 2012
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British public ‘elated but exhausted’ after trying to watch cycling for a week

Thousands of Brits have expressed their delight at Bradley Wiggins’ Tour de France win, but also admitted that they are ‘mentally and physically drained’ after pretending to be interested in cycling for a whole week.

‘It was a long, hard slog. The highlights alone were tough going, and the live coverage was probably the most gruelling thing I’ve ever done’, said newly converted cycling ‘fan’ Jim Westing from Stoke.

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Posted: Jul 24th, 2012
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