Key recent events in Armstrong doping allegations

Associated Press  |  Last updated June 13, 2012
Allegations of performance-enhancing drug use followed Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong throughout his career and even after. A look at some of the recent developments: --- - May 2010: Floyd Landis, who won the Tour in 2006 but was stripped of the title for drug use, admits to cheating and accuses Armstrong of doping in a series of emails to sponsors and sports officials. - Summer-Fall 2010: Federal investigators call several prominent cyclists and others with Armstrong ties to testify before a Los Angeles-based grand jury probe into pro cycling. Armstrong's lawyers complain about leaks to the media regarding witnesses. - November 2010: An American delegation including lead federal investigator Jeff Novitzky, U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO Travis Tygart, and prosecutor Doug Miller holds secret meetings in France with European authorities as part of the probe. - February 2011: Armstrong retires from cycling for the second and final time. - May 2011: Former Armstrong teammate Tyler Hamilton, a cyclist with a record of doping, tells ''60 Minutes'' that Armstrong took blood-booster EPO in the 1999 Tour and before the race in 2000 and 2001. - Feb. 4: Federal prosecutors announce they are closing their investigation of Armstrong without pressing charges. Tygart says USADA will continue to investigate. - June 13: USADA accuses Armstrong of doping, and charges his team manager, a team trainer and three doctors with being involved. Armstrong has until June 29 to respond.
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

NFL, Union working to end Roger Goodell’s discipline power

Names to watch for Stanford hoops job

NFL, NFLPA closer to deal stripping Goodell of suspension power

MLB players taking active role in new CBA negotiations

Report: Phil Jackson may offer to coach Knicks

Wizards made 40 phone calls vetting Markieff Morris

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

NHL will add cameras in the boards to help with offside calls

Bears have been quiet winners of early NFL free agency

Could the Kings ever get equal value for DeMarcus Cousins?

Taylor Mays, Nick Moody each suspended four games

Carmelo Anthony: Knicks ‘gotta do something’ in free agency

Elway urged Mark Sanchez to compete for starting job

Video: Drake causes 5-second call in NBA game

DeMarco Murray takes ‘full responsibility’ for Eagles situation

NFL official finally acknowledges link between football and CTE

The five best hockey fights from Week 23

Why Detroit Lions fans should appreciate Matthew Stafford

Six takeaways from the NBA's weekend action

WATCH: Ronda Rousey shows she can eat an apple again

Five best value signings in NFL free agency thus far

Nationals retiring chocolate syrup celebrations for 2016

Cal fires assistant coach accused of sexual harassment

Banner at UCLA calls for firing of Steve Alford

Report: Marlins fired grievance over Dan Jennings' salary

Chris Sale consuming a lot of calories to pack on weight

Cycling News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

QUIZ: Name every non-#1 seed winner of the NCAA men's basketball tournament

Eric Weddle signing with Ravens

A 2016 NCAA Tournament primer to get you caught up

Tips for filling out your March Madness bracket

Biggest surprises of MLB spring training

The annoying things that bracket players do ...

QUIZ: Every college to have a #1 seed in the NCAA men's basketball tournament

Upsets that could ruin your bracket

Which No. 1 seed has the toughest road to the Final Four

2016 NIT bracket has been released

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker