Judge Allows Lawsuit Against Lance Armstrong To Proceed

LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2014 (AFP) - A US federal judge on Thursday denied Lance Armstrong's request to dismiss the government's $100 million fraud lawsuit filed against the disgraced American cyclist. US District Judge Robert Wilkins said the American government can proceed with the case that alleges Armstrong defrauded the government by accepting sponsorship money from the US Postal … [Read more...]

US Hits Back In Lance Armstrong Lawsuit Filings


WASHINGTON, Sept 24, 2013 (AFP) - The US government fired back at Lance Armstrong in a federal court filing after the doping-disgraced American cyclist had asked for the dismissal of a civil fraud lawsuit against him. Armstrong, who admitted taking performance-enhancing drugs to win the seven Tour de France titles that were stripped from him, had argued that the government, including … [Read more...]

Lance Armstrong Slams US Government Lawsuit


WASHINGTON, July 24, 2013 - Disgraced US cyclist Lance Armstrong has hit back at a federal lawsuit against him and said that his former team overlooked allegations of doping because of a lucrative sponsorship deal. The Texan rider, who is now in full damage control mode after he admitted to being a drugs cheat in January, asked an American judge in a court filing Tuesday to dismiss the … [Read more...]

US Government Joins Armstrong Lawsuit After Talks Fail

WASHINGTON, Feb 22, 2013 - The US government joined a lawsuit Friday alleging doping-disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong defrauded former sponsor US Postal Service. The government filing in federal court to join a lawsuit filed by Floyd Landis, himself an admitted dope cheat who lost the 2006 Tour de France crown because of doping, came after Armstrong and US lawyers could not reach a … [Read more...]

Landis Files ‘Whistle-Blower Lawsuit’

LOS ANGELES - Disgraced cyclist, and serial liar Floyd Landis, former teammate of seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong, has filed a federal "whistle-blower"Lance Armstrong The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. Citing anonymous sources, the newspaper reported that Landis filed a suit under the US federal False Claims Act, which allows Americans to sue on behalf of the … [Read more...]

Michael Rasmussen to sue Rabobank – Does anyone really care

Michael Rasmussen is apparently planning to take Team Rabobank to court to contest his withdrawal from the Tour de France and his dismissal from the team this summer. The 33 year-old Dane has hired Dutch lawyers, who have confirmed to the Belga press agency that they have been engaged. Rasmussen was fired from Rabobank this summer on the ground that he had lied to them about his whereabouts in … [Read more...]