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Cyclist Lance Armstrong urged a federal judge Tuesday to dismiss the Justice Department's False Claims Act lawsuit against him, arguing that that the Postal Service got its money's worth out of its sponsorship deal and that the claims are barred by the statute of limitations.
In the filing in U.S. District Court in Washington, lawyers for Armstrong said the Postal Service, which sponsored Armstrong's cycling team, got exactly what it bargained for, including tens of millions of dollars' worth of publicity, exposure to more than 30 million spectators at international cycling events, and hundreds of hours of television coverage
The Justice Department this year joined former Armstrong teammate Floyd Landis' whistle-blower lawsuit against the disgraced cyclist. Under the False Claims Act, whistle-blowers can share with the government in any recovery of money based upon their disclosures.
The government claims that Armstrong violated his contract with the Postal Se...
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British cyclist Chris Froome is the winner of the 100th Tour de France, completing the race in 83 hours and 56 minutes.
Lance Armstrong is urging a federal judge to dismiss the Justice Department's False Claims Act lawsuit against him, arguing that the claims are barred by the statute of limitations.
In the filing Tuesday, lawyers for the disgraced cyclist also argue that the U.S. Postal Service, which sponsored Armstrong's team, got exactly what it bargained for - that is, tens of millions...
Lance Armstrong returned to the sport he loves this week in his first major public event since his interview with Oprah Winfrey in January.
According to the Des Moines Register, Lance Armstrong rode Monday with an estimated 20,000 others on the second day of the (Des Moines) Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI).
Armstrong won the Tour de France seven times...
The United States Postal service is trying to sue Lance Armstrong for his "false claims," but the disgraced biker believes his sponsors "got what they bargained for."
When Lance Armstrong came forward with his admission, it came off as mostly disingenuous and was received with little sympathy.
For years, Armstrong lied, denied and attacked anyone who stood in his way. He ruined people’s lives, filed lawsuits and did anything necessary in order to preserve himself with no regard for the damage left behind in order to so.
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(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JOHN LEICESTER AP Sports Writer One down for Tour de France winner Chris Froome, how many more to go?
Having crushed the opposition at the 100th Tour, the Briton is looking ahead. The French may need to get used to hearing ''God Save The Queen'' ring out again and again on the Champs-Elysees. Froome's prowess in time trials and on mountain...