This morning the seven-time Tour winner LA has been banned from the sport for life and stripped of his titles. Armstrong has given up his fight against accusations of doping but continues to insist he’s innocent.
The US Anti-doping agency allege that Armstrong doped as far back as 1996, they had 10 former team mates and colleagues ready to testify against him.
One of the leading journalists who lead the campaign against doping in cycling is Paul Kimmage, he’s been speaking to 98FM Sport’s Adrian Barry.
Hear his thoughts here, it follows the now famous exchange between Kimmage and Armstrong at a press conference in 2009: