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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Reformed drug cheats 'have a role' in cycling's future

UCI president Pat McQuaid said there is a role for reformed drug cheats in the future running of cycling as the sport attempts to clean up its damaged reputation.

"People who have been involved in doping can do a lot of good for the sport," he said at the Geneva news conference.

"It is still possible for people who have made mistakes in the past" to have a role in its future, he added.

However, he effectively ruled out any involvement from Lance Armstrong should he admit a doping past. "Lance Armstrong deserves to be forgotten in cycling," he said.

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