Bach not in favor of reducing ban

Updated: November 13, 2013, 10:07 AM ET
Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG -- IOC president Thomas Bach opposes any lessening of Lance Armstrong's lifetime doping ban, saying Wednesday that any appeals for leniency by the disgraced American rider are "too little, too late."

After urging the World Anti-Doping Agency to introduce tougher punishments for drug cheats, Bach told The Associated Press in an interview that Armstrong has not made a "real admission" and his ban should not be reviewed.

Armstrong has suggested he might cooperate ...

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