Armstrong's teammate, Frankie Andreu, and his wife, Betsy, claimed they were in a hospital room in 1996 when Armstrong admitted to doctors that he used performance-enhancing drugs.Some time in 2004, when a book linked Armstrong to doping, Andreu said the cycling champ approached him about having his wife retract a statement that he confessed to doctors eight years earlier.In the meantime Crow will hit the road in support of the release, playing a string of dates beginning October 16th in Seattle.Sheryl Crow, the former flame of Lance Armstrong, apparently appreciates that the shamed cyclist has come clean.Armstrong was banned from cycling competitions for life by the United States Anti-Doping Agency in 2012.Lance was born on September 18, 1971, in Plano, Texas, USA. His parents are Linda Gayle, a secretary and Eddie Charles Gunderson, a route manager for The Dallas Morning News.He was named after Lance Rentzel, a Dallas Cowboys wide receiver.
He acknowledged that he used performance-enhancing drugs in his quest to become an American cycling champion.
The shamed cyclist was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and, until now, vehemently maintained his innocence.
That same year, he began dating singer Sheryl Crow.
He has been in many controversies due to his doping habit.
In 2012, he was banned from sanctioned Olympic sports for life as a result of long-term doping offenses.
The couple announced their engagement in September 2005 and their split in February 2006.