A whistle-blower lawsuit accusing former champion cyclist Lance Armstrong of defrauding the government by using banned substances in violation of his team’s contract with the U.S. Postal Service probably will proceed, a judge said.
Floyd Landis ’s e-mails in which he purported to admit breaking doping rules and alleged that Lance Armstrong and other former cycling teammates did the same are under investigation by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.
Former cyclist Floyd Landis, an ex- teammate of Lance Armstrong who was stripped of the 2006 Tour de France title because of doping, admitted to defrauding donors to his legal defense fund and agreed to pay more than $475,000 in restitution.
Lance Armstrong, the former champion cyclist, asked a judge to throw out a lawsuit claiming he defrauded the U.S. by using banned substances in violation of his team’s contract with the U.S. Postal Service.
The chief doctor of the U.S. Postal Service-backed cycling team for five of Lance Armstrong ’s Tour de France wins said allegations by former member Floyd Landis of a doping regime on the squad aren’t credible.
The U.S. joined a lawsuit against Lance Armstrong brought by ex-teammate Floyd Landis that accuses the former champion cyclist of defrauding the government by using banned drugs while riding for the U.S. Postal Service.
The ex-manager of Lance Armstrong’s the U.S. Postal Service team cycling team joined the disgraced athlete in seeking dismissal of a lawsuit claiming they defrauded the government by allowing or using banned substances.