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This July 1, 1999 file photo shows American cyclists Jonathan Vaughters, left, and Lance Armstrong sharing a light moment during medical checks for the Tour de France cycling race at Le Puy du Fou, western France.  Vaughters testified that he saw Armstrong inject himself in the stomach in 1998 and that, "from that point on, while I was on the U.S. Postal Service team, Lance was open with me about his use of EPO." (AP Photo/Michel Spingler, File)
Photo by: MICHEL SPINGLER
This July 1, 1999 file photo shows American cyclists Jonathan Vaughters, left, and Lance Armstrong sharing a light moment during medical checks for the Tour de France cycling race at Le Puy du Fou, western France. Vaughters testified that he saw Armstrong inject himself in the stomach in 1998 and that, "from that point on, while I was on the U.S. Postal Service team, Lance was open with me about his use of EPO." (AP Photo/Michel Spingler, File)

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