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...]

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...]

Armstrong To Cooperate, Unless It Becomes A ‘Witch Hunt’

GAP, France - Lance Armstrong said Wednesday he was prepared to cooperate in a federal investigation into alleged doping fraud by his former team US Postal -- as long as it does not become a "witch hunt". Cancer survivor and seven-time Tour de France champion Armstrong's participation on the 2010 edition has been hampered by a series of damning doping allegations leveled by former teammate … [Read more...]