New Armstrong Lawyer Rips Leaks In Doping Case

SAN FRANCISCO, May 26, 2011 - Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has hired two lawyers who won a legal victory in a baseball drug case over Jeff Novitzky, lead investigator in a federal probe of Armstrong. John Keker and Elliott Peters, based in San Francisco, had represented Major League Baseball's players union in an appeals court victory that said federal agents had no right … [Read more...]

BALCO Probe Did Little Good, Says Pat McQuaid

LES ROUSSES, France - A federal investigation which led to a prison term for disgraced athletics queen Marion Jones did little good to the fight against doping in sport, UCI chief Pat McQuaid said Saturday. Jones was among several big athletes from the United States who were snared by a federal investigation into the BALCO (Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative) which uncovered the widespread … [Read more...]

UCI Gives Armstrong No Favors During Probe

LES ROUSSES, France - World cycling chief Pat McQuaid declared that Lance Armstrong will benefit from no preferential treatment as a doping probe into the American cycling icon appears to gather momentum. However, McQuaid said that even if the seven-time Tour de France champion is eventually found guilty of doping, he will remain one of the biggest champions in the sport. Armstrong is … [Read more...]