Sad news for Armstrong fans. Speculation had been rife that the American athlete is about to announce his retirement from sports, at age 49, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 24/09/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being an athlete isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being an athlete just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Wednesday evening, #ThankYouLance was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.
“Lance Armstrong was unlike any other athlete we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouLance”
— @universalObserver, 23 Sep 2020
“Armstrong wasn't retired?”
— @borisB0, 23 Sep 2020
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