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'Legendary US cyclist Armstrong used drugs'

'Legendary US cyclist Armstrong used drugs'Washington, Oct 11 - Legendary American cyclist Lance Armstrong and his teammates ran the most sophisticated and successful doping programme in the history of sports, the organisation controlling anti-doping efforts for the US Olympic movement has alleged.

Evidence shows "beyond any doubt" that Armstrong, a cancer survivor who won seven straight Tour de France titles, and his teammates at the US Postal Service Pro Cycling Team (USPS) "ran the most sophisticated, professionalised and successful doping programme that sport has ever seen," the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said in a statement Wednesday.

The organisation issued the statement in connection with the planned release later Wednesday of more than 1,000 pages of evidence that it says incontrovertibly proves the cycling team's culpability in doping.

The documents include sworn testimony from 26 individuals, including 15 cyclists with knowledge of USPS Team's doping activities, the USADA said. (IANS)


Remy's dream move to Liverpool collapses after striker fails medical

Loic RemyLondon, July 28 - French striker Loic Remy's dream move to Liverpool has reportedly collapsed after the Queens Park Rangers player failed his medical.  Read more »

Arsenal confirm Ospina's signing from Nice for undisclosed fee

David OspinaLondon, July 28 - Arsenal has confirmed that they have signed Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina from French club OGC Nice.

The goalkeeper, who starred for Colombia during the World Cup in  Read more »

Proteas struggle against Lankan bowlers on final day of second Test

Proteas struggle against Lankan bowlers on final day of second TestColombo, July 28 - South Africa continue to struggle as they went in to bat on the final day of the second Test and have managed to put up just 59 runs so far  Read more »

Ishant to undergo more tests on sore leg: Joe Dawes

Joe DawesSouthampton: India`s bowling coach Joe Dawes was apprehensive about Ishant Sharma`s fitness, saying the pace spearhead will undergo tests in the next few days after missing out on the second test due to a sore leg.  Read more »

Hamilton denies employing 'mind games' against Rosberg in race for F1 title

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, July 18 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has said that he is not trying to employ mind games against his teammate Nico Rosberg as both battle for the Formula One championship.  Read more »

Red Bull F1 reserve Felix da Costa to race in Formula E

Antonio-Felix-da-CostaLeicestershire, UK: Amlin Aguri have announced that Red Bull Racing Formula 1 reserve driver, Antonio Felix da Costa, will join the team for the inaugural all-electric FIA Formula E Championship beginning in September.  Read more »