Lance Armstrong's fall from grace

Associated Press
FILE - In this July 22, 2004, file photo, Lance Armstrong reacts as he crosses the finish line to win the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Bourd-d'Oisans and Le Grand Bornand, French Alps. In 2004, Armstrong was also named Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year and ESPN's ESPY Award for Best Male Athlete. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours, File)

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Speaking to the French daily newspaper Le Monde, Armstrong indicated that during the time of his Tour de France championships, the early 2000s, winning was simply impossible without pharmaceutical help.
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