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World Anti-Doping Agency irate with cycling federation

The World Anti-Doping Agency has called cycling's international governing body (UCI) "deceitful" and "arrogant" after it shut down its own independent commission into doping.


Reader sues Lance Armstrong over drug-use denial in books

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An aide to former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said he was so taken by Lance Armstrong's first memoir of battling back from cancer to win the Tour de France multiple times that he immediately read it "cover to cover" and recommended it to several friends. Now he wants his money back — and then some. Rob Stutzman and several others who bought Armstrong's "It's Not About The Bike" and "Every Second Counts" have filed a lawsuit in Sacramento federal court. It alleges Armstrong duped them into believing the books were inspirational true accounts of the cyclist's accomplishments done without performance-enhancing drugs.


US firm to file Armstrong lawsuit

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Texas company SCA Promotions plans to file a lawsuit next week to recoup $12m from disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong.


Confession may lead to legal woes for Armstrong

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By admitting to Oprah Winfrey that he doped during his professional cycling career, Lance Armstrong potentially opened himself up to a stream of litigation that could lighten his wallet for years....


Lance Armstrong admits doping to Oprah

Lance Armstrong confessed to using performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France during an interview with Oprah Winfrey, reversing more than a decade of denial.


Armstrong stripped of 2000 bronze medal

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Lance Armstrong has been stripped of his 2000 Olympic Games cycling time trial bronze medal by the International Olympic Committee, continuing the once dominant rider's spectacular fall from grace after a doping storm.


Lance Armstrong Admits Doping, and Says He Will Testify Against Cycling Officials

Lance Armstrong said in a TV interview set to air Thursday that he was planning to testify against several powerful people in cycling who knew about his doping and possibly facilitated it.


Lance Armstrong to admit to doping, multiple sources report

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Lance Armstrong will admit to doping in his upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey, multiple sources are reporting. Armstrong, who has been stripped of his seven Tour de France titles after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency brought forth a case in October that included evidence of cheating, has agreed to a "no-holds-barred" interview with Winfrey, who will broadcast the event Thursday on her Oprah Winfrey Network as well as streaming at


Lance Armstrong may admit he used banned drugs: NY Times

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Lance Armstrong, the American cyclist at the center of the biggest doping scandal in the sport's history, may admit he used performance-enhancing drugs during his career, the New York Times reported in Saturday's editions, citing unidentified sources.


Armstrong cuts formal ties to Livestrong

Lance Armstrong has cut formal ties with his cancer-fighting charity to avoid further damage brought by doping charges and being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles.


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