**FILE** Lance Armstrong carries the United States flag during a victory parade on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris on July 24, 2005, after winning his seventh straight Tour de France cycling race. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Lance Armstrong carries the United States flag during a victory parade on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris on July 24, 2005, after winning his seventh straight Tour de France cycling race. (Associated Press)