Armstrong cuts charity ties

Lance Armstrong has resigned from the board of his cancer charity - cutting formal ties with his Livestrong Foundation.

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Cycling's 'biggest' doping crisis is 'an opportunity'

The doping scandal that has brought about the life ban for Lance Armstrong and disgraced several past Tour de France winners is "the biggest crisis" in cycling's chequered history, the UCI president has said.

Pat McQuaid said drugs will always play a part in the sport, and it was the job of officials to "weed it out."

But, adapting a famous quote from former US President John F Kennedy, he said that cycling's drugs crisis brought about "danger", but also a fresh "opportunity" to clean the sport up.

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