An attorney for Lance Armstrong confirmed the U.S. Justice Department has joined a lawsuit against the cyclist filed by a former teammate.
Cyclist Floyd Landis reached an agreement with federal prosecutors over allegedly fraudulently obtained donations for his legal defense fund, he said.
UPI Almanac for Friday, July 27, 2012.
A U.S. attorney said Friday the Justice Department has ended an investigation into whether cycling champion Lance Armstrong used performance enhancing drugs.
U.S. cyclist Floyd Landis received a suspended 12-month prison sentence Thursday in a case involving the hacking of France's anti-doping laboratory.
UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 27, 2008.
Alberto Contador of Spain played it safe Sunday and rolled to the 2007 Tour de France championship.
Alberto Contador of Spain will wear the yellow jersey in Sunday's Tour de France finale, though American Levi Leipheimer took the 19th stage Saturday.
UPI almanac for Friday, July 27, 2007.
The International Cycling Union will ask riders sign to a declaration that they aren't using performance-enhancing drugs in this year's Tour de France. Cycling has been sullied by a series of admissions to doping in recent weeks by top riders, including 1