Lance Armstrong charity sees $78K
By Sarah Ford on August 26, 2012
The news recently broke that Lance Armstrong will no longer contest the latest allegations of cheating throughout his cycling career, prompting the United States Anti-Doping Agency to strip him of his seven Tour de France titles.
If the donations to Livestrong - the Lance Armstrong Foundation are to tail off, it certainly didn't happen the day after Armstrong decided to stop fighting charges that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career.
The Livestrong foundation's CEO, Doug Ulman, told ESPN on Friday night that unsolicited donations were up almost 25 times as compared to Thursday, and the number of people donating increased as well. Plus, every sponsor of Armstrong or the Foundation chose to publicly stand by them Friday. > Read more