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...]

LeMond Says Probe Could “End” Armstrong

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REVEL, France, - Greg LeMond believes a federal probe into fellow Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong should not be taken lightly, and could even bring about the downfall of the world's most famous cyclist. "Up until now, he has achieved great things, if you consider he did it fairly, which I don't believe," LeMond said in an interview conducted in French with the Journal Du Dimanche … [Read more...]

Landis Probe Is ‘Significant’ Says Wada

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 6, 2010 (AFP) - Disgraced champion Floyd Landis's allegations about doping in cycling have sparked a "significant" inquiry that could take months to complete, a world anti-doping chief said Tuesday. David Howman, Director General of the World Anti Doping Agency, told AFP that WADA had helped US investigators establish cooperation with European counterparts through … [Read more...]

French Minister Expects Armstrong Probe To Go All The Way

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BRUSSELS - Lance Armstrong will have the backing of France's minister for health and sport, Roselyne Bachelot, until it has been proven that the American used banned products. However Bachelot said she expected US federal officials, who are currently probing whether Armstrong's former team, US Postal, defrauded their sponsors by using performance-enhancing products, to take the investigation … [Read more...]

Armstrong Has Strong Words For Landis And His Accusations

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands - Seven-time champion Lance Armstrong hit out Saturday only hours before the start of his final Tour de France campaign at more "false" doping accusations leveled by former teammate Floyd Landis. Disgraced champion Landis was stripped of his yellow jersey in 2006 after testing positive for testosterone but spent millions of dollars trying to clear his name. After … [Read more...]

Landis Claims May Be Armstrong’s Biggest Test Yet

by Justin Davis PARIS, May 25, 2010 (AFP) - To many, disgraced Tour de France champion Floyd Landis dipped to a new low last week when, after years of lying, he admitted to systematic doping. Claiming a need to clear his conscience Landis went a significant stage further, however, by alleging that seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong and other former teammates had … [Read more...]

Has Landis Open The Flood Gates For Others

LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2010 (AFP) - With confessed drugs cheat Floyd Landis cooperating with a federal probe, two others fingered by the disgraced US cyclist have been contacted by authorities, the New York Times has reported. Landis, who was stripped of his 2006 Tour de France title after testing positive for synthetic testosterone, created a sensation this week when he admitted after years … [Read more...]