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New York Times Reports: Landis Files Whistle Blower Suit Against Armstrong

 

Landis Said to File Suit Against Cycling Team
By JULIET MACUR
Published: September 3, 2010
Floyd Landis, who was stripped of the 2006 Tour de France title for doping, is claiming that Lance Armstrong’s former team defrauded the government. This article in the New York Times describes the entire scandal and the lawsuit Landis has filed.

The New York Times article states in part:

Landis is claiming that team management was aware of the team’s widespread doping when the contract with the Postal Service clearly stated that any doping would constitute default of their agreement, the people said. They did not want their names published because the suit is still under seal.


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