UK Times Sues Lance Armstrong for $1.6M
Remember that time you sued for libel over doping allegations?
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted Dec 23, 2012 9:45 AM CST
In this Feb. 15, 2011, file photo, Lance Armstrong pauses during an interview in Austin, Texas.   (AP Photo/Thao Nguyen, File)

(Newser) – Britain's Sunday Times once paid Lance Armstrong $485,000 to settle a libel lawsuit over doping allegations, and it would like its money back: In more bad news for the disgraced cycling champ, the Times has filed legal paperwork "demanding a return of the settlement payment plus interest, as well as its costs in defending the case." The grand total? Likely to be north of $1.6 million. The original suit was settled in 2004, notes the AP.

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Dec 25, 2012 8:30 AM CST
"True Hero Lance" Armstrong is a fraud. He is a liar and a cheat. He also clearly committed perjury and fraud in this and another case that happened in Dallas with a firm called SCA Promotions. No reason to pretend to worship liars and cheats unless you are one yourself.
Dec 25, 2012 5:55 AM CST
I wish Lance could counter sue and close that rag down. Leave Lance alone! He is a true hero.
Dec 23, 2012 8:16 PM CST
I say leave Lance the h3ll alone. He has done his part for cycling and for cancer research. Just leave the man alone.