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One Zero Founders Speak About Recent Lance Armstrong Developments

Lance Armstrong publicly called out Paul Kimmage on Tuesday, twenty-four hours after the journalist did the same on Irish national radio. It’s been a whirlwind twenty-four hours for us all at One Zero, but such is the high octane world of sports. A significant proportion of interest has been gathering around the appearance of Lance Armstrong at the One Zero Conference in Dublin …

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Ewan MacKenna Named As Interviewer For Lance Armstrong Live & Uncut at One Zero

Former Irish Sports Journalist of the Year, Ewan MacKenna, has been named as the man tasked with going head-to-head with Lance Armstrong at the impressive One Zero Conference. MacKenna has resided in Brazil for the past few years, making headlines recently for his persistent questioning of Mo Farah’s connections with Jama Aden and Alberto Salazar. Aden was arrested on doping charges in …

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Jaimie Fuller To Speak On Corruption And Ethics At One Zero Conference

Outspoken Skins Chairman, Jaimie Fuller, is to speak about the state of corruption in sports at the impressive One Zero Conference in Dublin next month. Fuller, who as recently as February, referred to FIFA’s culture as “toxic” and incapable of reform, will provide a sixty-minute insight into his perception of sport and the current issues that are bringing it into …

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One Zero Founder: Why We Decided To Bring Lance Armstrong To Town

One Zero co-founder, Richard Barrett, gives us an insight into the rationale behind bringing Lance Armstrong to Dublin this October. Lance Armstrong cheated, lied, and took performance-enhancing drugs. Lance Armstrong won seven consecutive Tours de France. Lance Armstrong caused irreparable suffering to countless people, a number of whom were Irish. Lance Armstrong founded an organisation that helped to improve the suffering …

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Lance Armstrong To Give First Tell-All European Interview

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Lance Armstrong is coming to Dublin in October for his only European speaking engagement of 2016 and Pundit Arena are proud to be announced as a digital partner. He will conduct a ninety-minute ‘no-holds-barred’ interview live on stage at the inaugural One Zero Conference at the RDS on Friday, October 21st. Other leading figures looking at the future of sport …

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Doping In Sport Back Under The Spotlight As Olympic Games Approach

The most surprising thing about the ongoing Russian drug scandal is that people seem surprised. Sport moves from one drugs exposé to the next, with each being labelled the most shocking yet. The federations involved make the right noises about getting their houses in order before WADA pleads for more money in order to catch the endless stream of cheats. Media commentators write …

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Let’s Be Honest: We Don’t Care About Sporting Scandal

“everything, now restrains itself and anxiously hopes for just two things: bread and circuses”. This verse lifted from the Ancient Roman poet Juvenal’s Satire X refers to the appeasement of the masses, not through progressive or meaningful political policies or exemplary leadership but rather through the gratification of the instantaneous and superficial requirements of the populace. Panem et circenses, in …

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Toulon Mock Doping Allegations

Toulon are embroiled in doping allegations. The owner of French rugby giants Toulon, Mourad Boudjellal, is no stranger to controversy. The outspoken Boudjellal has often found himself in the headlines for reasons other than his club’s on field success. Only recently Boudjellal posed in a picture that more than echoed Lancce Armstrong’s initial response to claims of doping. However Boudjellal and Toulon have taken …

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Toulon Owner Issues Odd Response To Doping Allegations

Mourad Boudjellal Tweeted an image comparing Toulon to Lance Armstrong. After reports emerged earlier this week implicating Toulon in a doping scandal, Mourad Boudjellal typically brushed off suggestions stating, ‘no player is concerned in this affair, it’s totally unfounded information’. Indeed Boudjellal claimed that the allegations were part of a conspiracy to undermine Bernard Laporte’s bid to become President of the …

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Sports Doc Of The Week – Stop At Nothing: The Lance Armstrong Story

This week’s selection concerns one of the biggest doping scandals which has engulfed the sport of cycling – the story of Lance Armstrong. The American cyclist was seen as a hero having recovered from cancer and coming back to win seven Tour de France titles. Scandals started being rumoured however, suggesting that Armstrong was involved in doping, and truths were being exposed, despite …

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David Walsh – The Irishman Who Took Down Lance

 “I’m Lance Armstrong, you’re gonna remember my name” As of July 24, 2005 Lance Armstrong was one of the greatest cyclists of all time having just won seven consecutive Tour de France titles and retiring at the top. There was more to this story than just a great sportsman; Armstrong had been diagnosed with testicular cancer nine years before this …

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Strip Soccer Players of Medals

Finally. After years of allegations, it seems that Lance Armstrong has finally admitted to the use of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). This comes as no surprise, as the evidence against Armstrong was widespread and substantial. Testimonies from former cyclists and ‘friends’ of Armstrong further substantiated the belief that Armstrong was in fact a drug cheat. Armstrong spent his life trying to reach the …

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