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Fahey praises USADA exposure of Armstrong drug taking

Reuters: Sports News Fahey praises USADA exposure of Armstrong drug taking LONDON (Reuters) – World Anti-Doping Agency president John Fahey praised on Tuesday the U.S. investigation which led to cyclist Lance Armstrong losing his seven Tour de France titles based on evidence which did not include a positive dope test. more...

Lance Armstrong sued over $12 million in Tour de France prize money

Reuters: Sports News Lance Armstrong sued over $12 million in Tour de France prize money (Reuters) – Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong on Thursday was sued by a company that paid him about $12 million (7 million pounds) in prize money in connection with three of the seven Tour de France titles that have since been stripped from him for his use...

USADA extends deadline for Armstrong to cooperate

Reuters: Sports News USADA extends deadline for Armstrong to cooperate (Reuters) – The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has given disgraced American cyclist Lance Armstrong two more weeks to cooperate fully in an investigation into cycling’s darkest episode in return for a possible reduction of his life ban. more...

UCI disbands Armstrong independent commission

Reuters: Sports News UCI disbands Armstrong independent commission (Reuters) – Cycling’s world governing body is disbanding the Independent Commission which investigated the Lance Armstrong doping scandal in favour of a “truth and reconciliation process”, the UCI said on Monday. more info… ...

Armstrong, U.S. Anti-Doping Agency squabble over further probe

Reuters: Sports News Armstrong, U.S. Anti-Doping Agency squabble over further probe (Reuters) – An attorney for Lance Armstrong said the disgraced cyclist will not meet the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s deadline for him to answer questions under oath, and suggested his client would rather participate in international efforts to “clear...