Topic archives: Lance Armstrong

Basketballers on coke, it’s the end of sport as we know it

Basketballers on coke, it’s the end of sport as we know it

February 13, 2013 9

The very existence of drugs has sucked the life out of sport. The era of the glorious four-minute mile is drawing to a close -- although sport will stagger on because big media needs it.

Sentia Media index: Armstrong tops state pollie peloton

Sentia Media index: Armstrong tops state pollie peloton

January 23, 2013

Moving up the Sentia Media political index this week were state politicians Campbell Newman and Jay Weatherill, while Lance Armstrong nearly doubled Julia Gillard's coverage figures thanks to his Oprah confessional.

Polling numbers on Newstart don’t tell the whole story

January 22, 2013 2

Crikey readers have their say.

Gun stats in the firing line

January 17, 2013 1

Crikey readers have their say on the biggest stories of the week.

Ten questions Australians should ask Lance ‘Cancer Jesus’ Armstrong

Ten questions Australians should ask Lance ‘Cancer Jesus’ Armstrong

January 17, 2013

In the unlikely event that Lance Armstrong decides to return to Australia in the near future, there are lots of important questions he should answer. Bob Gosford picks ten.

People will say at least Lance had the ball to come clean

People will say at least Lance had the ball to come clean

January 17, 2013 29

Lance Armstrong worked from the crisis management playbook in his tell-all confessional with Oprah. Marketing consultant Toby Ralph lights the path to contrition and forgiveness for the fallen hero.

Cash to enviro orgs a good ‘investment’ for big biz

January 16, 2013 2

Crikey readers weigh in.

Media briefs: Lance and Oprah … Border Mail typos … b’day boy Bowie …

Media briefs: Lance and Oprah … Border Mail typos … b’day boy Bowie …

January 9, 2013 2

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong is finally making a public statement. Well, sort of. He's getting the Oprah treatment, having given his first interview since the doping scandal allegations to the influential talk show queen. Plus other media news.

No level playing field — even if they’re all on drugs

October 25, 2012 1

Crikey readers have their say on the biggest issues of the day.

And they’re not just women, they’re lawyers too

October 24, 2012 2

Crikey readers weigh in on the issues of the day.