Chicago Marathon: Lance Armstrong Can't Race
His doping ban applies to all sanctioned sports
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Sep 8, 2012 12:55 PM CDT
Lance Armstrong is not welcome at the Chicago Marathon.   (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)

(Newser) – Another sting for Lance Armstrong: Organizers of next month's Chicago Marathon say he can't participate, reports Runner's World. "We got the news," says an Armstrong spokesman. The marathon had little choice: The US Anti-Doping Agency's ruling that Armstrong is banned from cycling because of doping applies to all sports under something called the World Anti-Doping Code. The marathon would likely lose its designation as a sanctioned race from USA Track & Field if it let him run—so don't expect to see him in Boston or New York, either.

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JuliaHowe
Sep 9, 2012 5:32 PM CDT
Why
T.A.R.D.I.S
Sep 9, 2012 2:33 PM CDT
Don't feel bad Lance they convict people for murder on hear say evidence in Illinois
HANKHILL
Sep 9, 2012 10:48 AM CDT
hey lance dude go home stay home! do book and movie get richer stay home and shut up. ps you could try out for bed, outhouse and bathtub races if you still want to compete. good luck with that.