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IOC strips Lance of medal

Updated: January 17, 2013, 6:50 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

LONDON -- Thirteen years after he stood on the podium in Sydney, Lance Armstrong was stripped of his Olympic bronze medal because of doping.

The International Olympic Committee sent a letter to Armstrong on Wednesday night asking him to return the medal from the 2000 Games, just as it said it planned to do last month.

The IOC executive board discussed revoking the medal in December, but delayed a decision until cycling's governing body notified Armstrong he had been stripped ...

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