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  • 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 pedals during the 21st and final stage of the race between Corbeil-Essonnes, south of Paris, and the French capital. The superstar cyclist, whose stirring victories after his comeback from cancer helped him transcend sports, chose not to pursue arbitration in the drug case brought against him by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. That was his last option in his bitter fight with USADA and his decision set the stage for the titles to be stripped and his name to be all but wiped from the record books of the sport he once ruled.   (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)

    Lance Armstrong: Coach hits out at 'unjust' legal case

    Lance Armstrong's longtime coach says the seven-time Tour de France winner is the victim of an "unjust" legal case that could cost him his victories in cycling's greatest race.


  • FILE - This Feb. 12, 2012 file photo shows seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong waiting for the start of the Ironman Panama 70.3 triathlon in Panama City, Panama. A federal judge in Austin, Texas, has thrown out Lance Armstrong's lawsuit against the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, an attempt to stop the drug case against the seven-time Tour de France winner.     (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File)

    Lance Armstrong faces big decision in doping case

    Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong faced a deadline Thursday to formally challenge sweeping doping allegations from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency or accept sanctions that could include a lifetime ban from the sport and potentially strip him of his titles.


  • FILE - This July 23, 2000 file photo shows Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong riding down the Champs Elysees with an American flag after the 21st and final stage of the cycling race in Paris. The superstar cyclist, whose stirring victories after his comeback from cancer helped him transcend sports, chose not to pursue arbitration in the drug case brought against him by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. That was his last option in his bitter fight with USADA and his decision set the stage for the titles to be stripped and his name to be all but wiped from the record books of the sport he once ruled. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours, File)

    Lance Armstrong banned for life, career vacated

    The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency erased 14 years of Lance Armstrong's career Friday — including his record seven Tour de France titles — and banned him for life from the sport that made him a hero to millions of cancer survivors after concluding he used banned substances.


  • Lance Armstrong contended in his lawsuit that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency lacked jurisdiction to pursue a case against him and its arbitration process violated his constitutional rights. (Associated Press)

    Lance Armstrong's lawsuit against U.S. Anti-Doping Agency dismissed

    A federal judge in Austin, Texas, threw out Lance Armstrong's lawsuit against the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency on Monday, a decision that allows the agency's drug case against the seven-time Tour de France winner to move ahead.


  • Lance Armstrong won the Tour de France every year from 1999 through 2005. A federal probe into alleged doping ended in February with no criminal charges being brought. (Associated Press)

    Judge questions USADA, Lance Armstrong lawyers

    A federal judge had tough questions for U.S. anti-doping officials about the fairness of their effort to prove seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong cheated, grilling them at length in a hearing Friday.


  • FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2010, file photo, Debbie Dunn, of the United States, competes in the women's 400 meters during a Diamond League Athletics meeting at Crystal Palace in London. Dunn took her name off the U.S. Olympic team roster Friday, July 13, 2012, after testing positive for excessive testosterone. Dunn, who finished fourth in the 400 meters at Olympic trials, was selected for the American relay pool. She is the 2010 world indoor champion at 400 meters and would have been a likely candidate to run in the Olympic 1,600-meter relay, which the American women have won every year since 1996. (AP Photo/Tom Hevezi, File)

    U.S. sprinter Debbie Dunn withdraws from Olympics after positive drug test

    Relay sprinter Debbie Dunn took her name off the U.S. Olympic team roster Friday after testing positive for excessive testosterone.


  • Lance Armstrong won the Tour de France every year from 1999 through 2005. A federal probe into alleged doping ended in February with no criminal charges being brought. (Associated Press)

    Armstrong sues to block doping charges

    Lance Armstrong filed a federal lawsuit Monday aimed at preventing the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency from moving ahead with charges that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his record-setting career.


  • Judge tosses Armstrong's lawsuit vs. USADA

    A federal judge handed Lance Armstrong a quick setback Monday as he went to court to save his seven Tour de France titles and his reputation as one of the greatest cyclists ever.


  • Lance Armstrong won the Tour de France every year from 1999 through 2005. A federal probe into alleged doping ended in February with no criminal charges being brought. (Associated Press)

    USADA files formal charges against Armstrong

    The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has filed formal charges against Lance Armstrong, accusing the seven-time Tour de France winner of using performance-enhancing drugs throughout the best years of his career.


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