American Tour de France stage winners
  • The head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Travis Tygart addresses the media at the EU Council in Brussels on Friday, May 17, 2013. Tygart is bitterly complaining that the UCI world cycling federation has failed to take any decisive action to clean up the sport since the Lance Armstrong doping scandal over half a year ago. He said after Friday’s meeting with European Union sports officials that "all those who cherish the Olympic values, particularly fair play and a level playing field, deserve more."

    An independent panel will examine allegations that cycling's governing body was complicit in Lance Armstrong's doping.

    LAST UPDATE : May 23, 2013, 1:06 PM EDT
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  •  Lance Armstrong reacts as he crosses the finish line to win the 15th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Valreas, southern France, and Villard-de-Lans, French Alps on July 20, 2004.

    Spain's anti-doping a agency says prosecutors in the eastern province of Alicante are examining the Spanish citizens mentioned in a report by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

    LAST UPDATE : May 03, 2013, 9:44 AM EDT
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  • The head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), Travis Tygart gestures as he speaks before a senate-led inquiry into the fight against doping in Paris, France, Thursday, April 25, 2013. The hearings are aimed at looking into ways of improving the fight against doping. USADA'S report produced a scathing report detailing systematic doping by Lance Armstrong and his teams, which led to Armstrong being stripped of his seven Tour titles and banned from elite sport for life.

    The head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency wants Lance Armstrong to come forward with information detailing the alleged complicity of cycling's governing body in his doping.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 25, 2013, 5:49 PM EDT
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  • In this Feb. 15, 2011 file photo, Lance Armstrong pauses during an interview in Austin, Texas. The Justice Department laid out its case in a lawsuit against Lance Armstrong on Tuesday, Apriil 23, 2013 saying the cyclist violated his contract with the U.S. Postal Service and was "unjustly enriched" while cheating to win the Tour de France.

    The government had previously announced it would join a whistle-blower lawsuit brought by former Armstrong teammate Floyd Landis under the federal False Claims Act.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 24, 2013, 11:15 AM EDT
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