Found August 25, 2013 on Fox Sports:
PLAYERS: Lance Armstrong
British newspaper The Sunday Times has reached a settlement with Lance Armstrong after suing the disgraced cyclist to recover damages from a libel settlement. The paper paid Armstrong 300,000 pounds (now about $470,000) in 2006 to settle a case after printing claims that he took performance-enhancing drugs. But confirmation that Armstrong led a massive doping program on his teams came last year from a U.S. Anti-Doping Agency report, prompting a confession by the American, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles. The Sunday Times announced it was suing Armstrong for around $1.6 million to reclaim the 2006 settlement payment plus interest and legal costs. In Sunday's editions, the paper said it and the article's authors had reached a ''mutually acceptable final resolution'' with Armstrong, but said the terms are confidential. It was The Sunday Times chief sports writer David Walsh's co-authored book, ''LA Confidential,'' tha...
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