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Armstrong Teammates: We'll Testify Against Him

Floyd Landis, Tyler Hamilton also working with anti-doping group

(Newser) - Lance Armstrong's former teammates are planning to testify against the champion cyclist amid doping charges , insiders tell the New York Times . George Hincapie, Levi Leipheimer, Christian Vande Velde, and David Zabriskie have all said they'd testify on behalf of the US Anti-Doping Agency. "I’m sad he... More »

Lance to 60 Minutes: Say Sorry for Sloppy Reporting

Armstrong's defense asks for on-air apology for dope story

(Newser) - Steadfast in his innocence, Lance Armstrong’s attorneys are demanding an on-air apology from 60 Minutes after the head of Switzerland's anti-doping laboratory denied allegations that the cyclist tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs at the 2001 Tour de Suisse. Armstrong’s lawyer said the May 22 segment was built... More »

60 Minutes: Armstrong Urged Teammates to Dope

Champ continues to deny mounting charges

(Newser) - Not only did Lance Armstrong use banned substances to boost his cycling performance, he helped lead a systematic doping program on his team by encouraging and promoting the deception along with managers and doctors, according to a 60 Minutes report. "He obviously was the biggest rider in the team... More »

Cyclist Surrenders Gold Medal Over Doping

Tyler Hamilton gives it up; Lance Armstrong still denying

(Newser) - Congratulations, Viatcheslav Ekimov of Russia. It looks like you've won the gold medal in cycling at the 2004 Olympics. The US cyclist originally awarded the medal, Tyler Hamilton, surrendered it last week and has admitted to doping, reports Bloomberg . Hamilton also is making headlines by accusing former Tour de... More »

I Watched Lance Armstrong Dope: Teammate

Tyler Hamilton says he witnessed champ inject EPO

(Newser) - Another former teammate says he witnessed cycling champ Lance Armstrong use banned substances. Tyler Hamilton, who raced alongside Armstrong in the Tour de France for three seasons, told CBS ' 60 Minutes that he saw his teammate inject himself with EPO, a drug that raises endurance by boosting the number... More »

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