Found June 13, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
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The USADA has brought new allegations against former cyclist and marketing icon Lance Armstrong. As it stands, Armstrong will no longer be able to compete in triathlons, the sport he took up after retiring from cycling in 2011. Armstrong has proven himself to be unscrupulous and immoral in his personal life; the jury is still out on his professional. But the smoke is here. Soon we’ll see if there’s fire present or not. The latest doping allegations could strip Armstrong of his 7 Tour de France titles. Not that you actually care about cycling, but this is a huge story that transcends that niche sport. In the 15-page charging letter obtained by The Wall Street Journal, USADA, the agency that oversees antidoping efforts in Olympic sports in the U.S., said “numerous riders, team personnel and others will testify based on personal knowledge” of Mr. Armstrong’s alleged doping. The knowledge was “acquired either through observing Mr. Armstrong dope” or through “admissions of doping to th...
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