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Nike ends contract with Lance Armstrong

2 years ago Wednesday, October 17, 2012 8:32:00 AM CDT October 17, 2012 Wednesday, October 17 2012 Oct 17, 2012 in Sports
Source: Associated Press

NEW YORK - Nike is severing ties with famed cyclist Lance Armstrong, citing insurmountable evidence that he participated in doping and misled the company for more than a decade.

The clothing and footwear company said Wednesday that it was ending Armstrong's contract "with great sadness."

Nike Inc. said it will continue to support the initiatives of Livestrong, a cancer non-profit organization.

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