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AUSTIN, Texas — 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. 
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The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has notified former cyclist Lance Armstrong that it intends to file doping charges that could strip him of all seven Tour de France titles.
Armstrong received the letter Tuesday. It said the USADA intends to file charges that he possessed and used testosterone and blood-doping products while a member of the U.S. Postal racing team, beginning in 1998.

USADA Letter to Lance Armstrong

ArmstrongUSADA’s letter to Lance Armstrong, obtained independently by ESPN.com’s Bonnie Ford, alleges that the former Tour de France winner used testosterone and blood-doping products while a member of the U.S. Postal racing team. Read the letter here.

The Washington Post first reported the letter of notice Wednesday afternoon.
Under USADA procedures, Armstrong has 10 days to respond to the charges, after which an independent anti-doping review panel would look at the USADA evidence and decide whether formally to charge Armstrong with doping. 
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The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has notified former cyclist Lance Armstrong that it intends to file doping charges that could strip him of all seven Tour de France titles.
Armstrong received the letter Tuesday. It said the USADA intends to file charges that he possessed and used testosterone and blood-doping products while a member of the U.S. Postal racing team, beginning in 1998.

USADA Letter to Lance Armstrong

ArmstrongUSADA’s letter to Lance Armstrong, obtained independently by ESPN.com’s Bonnie Ford, alleges that the former Tour de France winner used testosterone and blood-doping products while a member of the U.S. Postal racing team. Read the letter here.

The Washington Post first reported the letter of notice Wednesday afternoon.
Under USADA procedures, Armstrong has 10 days to respond to the charges, after which an independent anti-doping review panel would look at the USADA evidence and decide whether formally to charge Armstrong with doping. 
To read full article on ESPN, please click here.

2010 Tour de France. Lance Armstrong and Chris Horner

Call it Comeback 4.0.

VeloNews has learned that Lance Armstrong will make a return to the pro peloton later this season in a bid to sharpen his form ahead of the Ironman world championships in October.

Sources have confirmed to VeloNews that the seven-time Tour de France champion will race the three-week Vuelta a España (August 18 to September 9) to hone his cycling legs ahead of the three-event Ironman finale on October 13.

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2010 Tour de France. Lance Armstrong and Chris Horner

Call it Comeback 4.0.

VeloNews has learned that Lance Armstrong will make a return to the pro peloton later this season in a bid to sharpen his form ahead of the Ironman world championships in October.

Sources have confirmed to VeloNews that the seven-time Tour de France champion will race the three-week Vuelta a España (August 18 to September 9) to hone his cycling legs ahead of the three-event Ironman finale on October 13.

To read the full article on VeloNews click here

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New Zealander Bevan Docherty says he was snubbed by Lance Armstrong after winning the Panama half ironman on Sunday and knocking the seven-time Tour de France winner into second place in his first professional triathlon.

Docherty beat Armstrong by 31 seconds after overtaking the American on the running leg of the event, which was raced in searing heat in Panama City, not far from the western entrance to the Panama Canal.

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Photo: AP/Arnulfo Franco

New Zealander Bevan Docherty says he was snubbed by Lance Armstrong after winning the Panama half ironman on Sunday and knocking the seven-time Tour de France winner into second place in his first professional triathlon.

Docherty beat Armstrong by 31 seconds after overtaking the American on the running leg of the event, which was raced in searing heat in Panama City, not far from the western entrance to the Panama Canal.

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Late Friday afternoon in the United States, the U.S. Attorney’s office released a small statement to the media explaining that the federal case against seven time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong along with members and associates of US Postal Service team had been dropped with no charges filed.

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Late Friday afternoon in the United States, the U.S. Attorney’s office released a small statement to the media explaining that the federal case against seven time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong along with members and associates of US Postal Service team had been dropped with no charges filed.

To read the full story on Cycling News, please click here

Lance Armstrong is retiring again — this time for good.

Almost a month after finishing 65th in his last competitive race in Australia, and nearly six years removed from the last of an unprecedented seven straight Tour de France titles, the 39-year-old cyclist made clear there is no reset button this time.

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