Lance Armstrong

3:32pm

Wed June 13, 2012
Sports

New Doping Charges Filed Against Lance Armstrong

Originally published on Wed June 13, 2012 5:32 pm

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AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

It's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED, from NPR News. I'm Audie Cornish.

MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

And I'm Melissa Block. There's news today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, or USADA, has brought formal doping charges against seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong. USADA is the body that fights performance-enhancing drug use in Olympic sports.

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2:30pm

Wed June 13, 2012
The Two-Way

US Anti-Doping Agency Brings Formal Charges Against Lance Armstrong

Originally published on Wed June 13, 2012 4:22 pm

Lance Armstrong arrives at a training session during a rest day of the 2010 Tour de France.
Nathalie Magniez AFP/Getty Images

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has brought formal doping charges against cyclist Lance Armstrong.

The Washington Post, which broke the story, reports that as a result "Armstrong has been immediately banned from competition in triathlons."

The Post adds:

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