Feds Stepping Up Investigation of Lance Armstrong Over Doping Allegations?
July 28, 2010
(ChattahBox) – As Lance Armstrong rides into the sunset to his second retirement after the 2010 Tour de France, Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed documents from an arbitration case concerning whether he used banned performance-enhancing drugs, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The investigation began this spring after cyclist Floyd Landis claimed publicly that doping was widespread among cyclists, including his former teammate Armstrong, whom Landis says he saw use drugs. Others have testified that Armstrong admitted to using drugs. The seven-time Tour de France winner blames Landis for trying to clear his conscience and attempting “to incriminate a half-dozen other people”. The documents the Feds are seeking according to the report, include depositions that Armstrong