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Lance Armstrong Cleared of Doping

June 03, 2006 06:11:31 GMT

Lance Armstrong has been cleared of doping charges stemming from the 1999 Tour de France, the Amsterdam-based International Cycling Union announced on Wednesday May 31st, 2006.


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The Amsterdam-based International Cycling Union announced on Wednesday May 31st, 2006 that Lance Armstrong has been cleared of doping charges stemming from the 1999 Tour de France. Commenting on the findings, the athlete himself who repeatedly denied using the banned substances, says to be very "pleased" with it.

That being so, the Amsterdam-based International Cycling Union accused France's World Anti-Doping Agency of misconduct in unfairly targeting Armstrong. The agency, moreover, also has on its 132-page report suggests considering "appropriate sanctions to remedy the violations" by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

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