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Cyclist Armstrong's confession shows 'rotten' world of professional sports, says Vatican official

January 16, 2013

The confession of drug use by cycling legend Lance Armstrong illustrates the unhealthy pressures at work in high-stakes professional athletic competition, according to an official of the Vatican’s office for culture and sports.

"It's a world that is rotten, all of cycling, even soccer," said Msgr. Melchor Sanchez de Toca Alameda.


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