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It also said most of the allegations fall outside of USADA’s eight-year statute of limitations but the agency argues that Armstrong keeps expanding the time limit by continuing to deny drug use.

USADA has said it is also pursuing doping charges against Johan Bruyneel, the manager of Armstrong’s winning Tour de France teams; team doctors Pedro Celaya and Luis Garcia del Moral; team trainer Pepe Marti, and consulting doctor Michele Ferrari.

Bruyneel, who now leads the RadioShack-Nissan-Trek team, said Friday he won’t attend this year’s Tour de France because the allegations would be a distraction for his team and the race. Bruyneel says he is innocent.