Lance Armstrong (46) will be to Israel to travel for the start of the Tour of Italy (4-27 may). That Sunday he announced in his podcast Courses. The American will report on the first three Giroritten.
“Someone asked me yesterday: ‘you Go to the Giro to beat?’ And then I said: ‘We are going to Israel to report about the Giro,’“ explains Armstrong. Had the American means that he has no large rounds would attend. “But the chance to go to Israel to go to an iconic event like the Giro to beat, it is just insane. We have three days to do a show, the prologue and the two subsequent stages.” The Tour of Italy starts this year for the first time outside Europe.
In mid-december, there was a lot of commotion when it became known that Armstrong was to the Tour of Flanders would come. He was by Wouter Vandenhaute invited as a guest speaker on the Tour of Flanders Business Academy. Ultimately, the American dopingzondaar because of family problems.
Armstrong is persona non grata in the cycling world since his dopingbekentenissen with television star Oprah Winfrey in January 2013. He had his seven Tour victories after his confessions to hand.
Last week bought Armstrong was the lawsuit the U.s. government against him with an amicable settlement of five million dollars. There was to him a claim for damages of 100 million dollars above the head.