U.S. sues Lance Armstrong

Associated Press
Pat McQuaid, President of the Union Cycliste Internationale, UCI, informs about the position of the UCI regarding the decision from USADA in the case of Lance Armstrong, during a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. Cycling's governing body has agreed to strip Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles and ban him for life. McQuaid announced that the federation accepted the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's report on Armstrong and would not appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. (AP Photo/Keystone, Salvatore Di Nolfi)

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Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life after the International Cycling Union (UCI) ratified the United States Anti-Doping Agency's (USADA) sanctions against him. The Justice Department formally filed its case against Lance Armstrong and his company Tailwind Sports for millions of dollars that the U.S. Postal Service spent to sponsor the cycling team.

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