Former Tour de France champ points to an era when doping was prevalent.
Lance Armstrong, the disgraced cyclist who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles for doping, says if he had his career over he would “probably do it again”.
The Texan rider, 43, given a lifetime ban from the sport by the US Anti-Doping Agency in 2012, admitted in 2013 to having cheated during all his Tour triumphs.
However, he said he was competing during “an imperfect time” and made the decisions that he felt he had to back then.
“If I was racing in 2015, no, I wouldn’t do it again because I don’t think you have to,” he said. “[But] if you take me back to 1995, when doping was completely pervasive, I would probably do it again.
– Tom Cary, The Telegraph
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