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  • Texas court denies Armstrong appeal

    The Texas Supreme Court on Friday denied Lance Armstrong's bid to block a company's efforts to recover about $12 million in bonuses it paid him during his career, setting the former cyclist on course to give sworn testimony next month about his performance-enhancing drug use.

  • Armstrong stripped of France's Legion of Honor

    Lance Armstrong has been stripped of his award in the Legion of Honor, the best-known recognition in France.

  • FILE - In this July 24, 2005  file photo, overall leader Lance Armstrong signals seven for his seventh straight win in the Tour de France cycling race, as he rides during the 21st and final stage of the race between Corbeil-Essonnes, south of Paris, and the French capital. Armstrong has been stripped of his award in the Legion of Honor, the best-known recognition in France.  Armstrong was given the rank of "Chevalier" _ or Knight _ in the "Legion d'Honneur" in 2005, the last year of his seven consecutive Tour de France victories.  (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)

    Lance Armstrong stripped of Legion of Honor award by France

    Armstrong was given the rank of "Chevalier" — or Knight — in the "Legion d'Honneur" in 2005, the last year of his seven consecutive Tour de France victories. He was later stripped of those titles for doping.

  • Lance Armstrong ordered to testify under oath

    Lance Armstrong has been ordered to give sworn videotaped testimony next month about using performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France seven times.

  • Armstrong appeals to Texas Supreme Court

    Lance Armstrong asked the Texas Supreme Court on Friday to stop a Dallas company from trying to force him to pay back about $12 million in bonuses it paid him for winning the Tour De France.

  • FILE - In this July 17, 2010 file photo, George Hincapie points as he talks to other riders prior to the 13th stage of the Tour de France cycling race in Rodez, France. Hincapie was the "Loyal Lieutenant" who helped Lance Armstrong to seven Tour de France titles, only to later provide the key testimony that brought his downfall. Now, Hincapie is peeling back the shroud that has long covered the dark era of doping in cycling in a book due out next month that is part memoir, part mea culpa. (AP Photo/Bas Czerwinski, File)

    Armstrong teammate Hincapie pens stark memoir

    George Hincapie was the "Loyal Lieutenant" who helped Lance Armstrong to seven Tour de France titles, only to later provide the key testimony that brought his downfall.

  • Armstrong loses arbitration appeal to block case

    A Texas appeals court has rejected Lance Armstrong's attempts to block an arbitration panel from reviewing $12 million in bonuses paid to him by a company that wants its money back, a setback for the cyclist who is fighting multiple legal battles that could strip him of his personal fortune.

  • Armstrong coach Bruyneel banned for 10 years

    Lance Armstrong's longtime coach, Johan Bruyneel, was banned for 10 years on Tuesday for helping to organize massive doping on teams led by the disgraced cyclist.

  • FILE - This is a Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008 file photo of U.S. cyclist Lance Armstrong, left, and Astana team director Johan Bruyneel. right, as they attend a news conference in Los Cristianos, on the Canary Island of Tenerife, Spain. Lance Armstrong's longtime coach Johan Bruyneel was banned for 10 years Tuesday April 22, 2014  for helping organize widespread doping by the former seven-time Tour de France winner's cycling teams. (AP Photo/Arturo Rodriguez, File)

    Johan Bruyneel banned 10 years; Lance Armstrong coach accused of doping conspiracy

    Johan Bruyneel claimed he, Armstrong and two medical officials who were also penalized have been made scapegoats for an era when doping was "a fact of life" in cycling.

  • 'You can't handle the truth': 96 percent of Americans admit to lying

    Perjury is a pervasive act that is not often prosecuted, but experts say that if it is left unchecked, the act of flaunting the law and lying under oath could unravel America's basic financial, judicial and democratic processes.

  • FILE - This April 1, 2012 file photo shows seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong grimacing during a news conference after the Memorial Hermann Ironman 70.3 Texas triathlon in Galveston, Texas. U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO Travis Tygart  the man who brought down Lance Armstrong,  said Thursday March 20, 2014 that time is running out for cycling to confront its culture of doping and clean up the sport once and for all. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Michael Paulsen, File ) MANDATORY CREDIT

    USADA chief: No time to lose for cycling on doping

    Time is running out for cycling to confront its culture of doping and clean up the sport once and for all, the man who brought down Lance Armstrong said Thursday.

  • Appeals court agrees to review Armstrong case

    A Texas appeals court has temporarily blocked an arbitration panel from reviewing $12 million in bonuses paid to Lance Armstrong by a company that wants its money back, stopping efforts to force him to give new sworn testimony about his doping past.

  • Judge rules against Armstrong in bonuses fight

    A Texas judge has rejected Lance Armstrong's request to stop an arbitration panel from reviewing $12 million in bonuses the cyclist was paid before admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs.

  • Lance Armstrong case back in court over bonuses

    Attorneys for Lance Armstrong argued Friday that he shouldn't have to return to arbitration with a Texas company over million-dollar bonuses he received for winning races even if it was revealed years later that the cyclist lied about taking performance-enhancing drugs during his spectacular career.

  • Cycling doping panel seeking testimonies

    The independent panel investigating doping in cycling hopes the chance for reduced bans and even immunity will encourage witnesses - including Lance Armstrong - to come forward.

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