First he was mad, then he was sad. Now he is coming to terms.
The city has since apologized for its letter inviting the disgraced athlete to compete in the 5K race, which made light of Armstrong's doping by comparing it to Rudolph's nose.
The United States Anti-Doping Agency alleges a conspiracy by Armstrong and his former cycling teammates, dating back to 1998.
As he readies himself for this summer's Tour de France, the two-time winner is battling allegations in Europe and elsewhere that he uses performance-enhancing drugs. He insists he is clean. But proving that is turning out to be one of his toughest challenges yet. He doesn't use performance-enhancing drugs, he
The story behind this month's cover story, "Lance Armstrong Has Something to Get Off His Chest."