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  1. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Lance Armstrong’s lawyers ask US judge to dismiss fraud case

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 10:53am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Landis, like Armstrong, took performance-enhancing drugs. In papers filed in US District Court in Washington, Armstrong’s lawyers asked a judge to dismiss the lawsuit Landis filed under a federal ... of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life from cycling. Armstrong, who admitted to doping in January, faced a separate deadline on Tuesday to respond to the US Justice Department’s ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    US sues disgraced cyclist Armstrong for sponsor money

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 02:02pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... to live up to their agreement,” said Postal Service General Counsel Mary Anne Gibbons. In the most recent fiscal year, the government reached US$5 billion worth of settlements and court judgments ... Reuters in Washington  The United States accused cyclist Lance Armstrong on Friday of defrauding the US Postal Service by taking its sponsorship money at the same time he was doping ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Feds urge judge to allow Armstrong case to proceed

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 11:02am by Associated Press in Austin

    ... that was exposed last year by the US Anti-Doping Agency, is permanently linked to what the government lawyers called “the greatest fraud in the history of professional sports” in court records filed ... Associated Press in Austin Justice Department lawyers urged a federal judge to allow the government’s fraud lawsuit against Lance Armstrong to continue, arguing the US Postal Service ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    US prosecutors have no plans to charge Lance Armstrong

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Lance, says US official US prosecutors say they have no plans to press criminal charges against drug cheat Lance Armstrong, despite his confession that he owes his Tour de France victories to illegal doping. US Attorney Andre Birotte, who led a federal investigation into the disgraced rider, did not definitively rule out action, but said Armstrong's public admission had not yet ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    World Anti-Doping Agency ‘encouraged’ by UCI Armstrong ruling

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 08:50am by AFP

    ... scandal was drawing to “a correct conclusion”. The International Cycling Union said on Monday it supported the findings of the US Anti-Doping Agency (Usada), which branded seven-time Tour de ... – a lifetime ban for Armstrong and the loss of his Tour titles – to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. “Wada will announce that decision in due course, and will continue to examine the evidence ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    UCI hopeful Brian Cookson vows to offer cyclists doping amnesty

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of American cyclists turned whistle-blowers and lifted the lid on the doping culture in the US Postal team, which led to Armstrong's downfall, there have been growing calls for a truth ... level of offers we can make to people before we encourage them to tell the truth. "I don't know Lance Armstrong, I've never met him but like all of us I watched the Oprah Winfrey ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Judge orders Armstrong to answer doping questions

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 04:05pm by Associated Press in Austin, Texas

    ... lawsuit to recover US$3 million in bonuses it paid Armstrong from 1999 to 2001. A judge previously refused to dismiss the case. Acceptance is trying to prove a years-long conspiracy and cover-up ... Cycling Union President Pat McQuaid- first learned of his doping. Armstrong’s attorneys objected to those demands in court documents, arguing the former cyclist already has acknowledged cheating ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Pat McQuaid expects ‘quick’ return to cycling's hot seat

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... says he could do provided he fulfilled one obligation. "I want a commission... where cyclists come before it and confess to what they have done, in order to help us to move forward. ... made important enemies, such as Igor Makarov, a Russian oligarch who had taken offence at his team Katusha being excluded from the elite teams for this season. They later won a court case ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong could face courtroom oath challenge

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... under oath about his doping after a US insurance firm filed a lawsuit demanding the disgraced US cyclist return US$12 million in bonus money payments. Texas-based SCA Promotions paid bonus money ... US$12 million," the lawsuit said. "Mr Armstrong has no legal right to retain any prize money paid to him by SCA because he is not the official winner of any Tour de France ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    UCI disbands independent Armstrong commission

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 09:06am by AFP

    ... in their “reasoned decision” regarding the UCI’s alleged complicity in his drug-taking and the conduct of the American’s US Postal Service team that led cycling chiefs to set up the independent commission. An inaugural procedural hearing of the three-member commission chaired by Philip Otton, a former judge in England’s Court of Appeal, and also including British Paralympic champion Tanni Grey-Thompson ...




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