Monday, October 22, 2012
lance amstrong stripped of 7 tour de france titles
He is best known for his performances in the Tour de France but in June 2012 the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) charged Armstrong with having used illicit performance enhancing drugs, and in August they announced a lifetime ban from competition as well as the stripping of all titles. On October 22, 2012, the Union Cycliste International (UCI), the sports governing body, accepted USADA's verdict and confirmed both the lifetime ban and the stripping of all titles since August 1998. These included the Tour de France titles for the years 1999 to 2005.
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Why this news item is here in this blog? Because I am a big fan of the Tour de France!