While the world’s top cyclists prepare to race across the French countryside and charge up the Alps next month, disgraced former Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong may be watching from the offices of his law firm.
The fall of Lance Armstrong was as steep as the mountains he climbed en route to the Champs-Elysees and life as a global icon. He left a trail of destruction on the way up and on the way down.
Lance Armstrong said he cheated by taking drugs through all of his record seven Tour de France cycling championships.
Ex-champion cyclist Lance Armstrong, whose team was sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service, will have to face claims he defrauded the government by using performance- enhancing drugs.
"As much as I'm the eye of the storm, this is not about one man, one team, one director."
- Lance Armstrong on Jan 30, 2013