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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Lance Armstrong cuts formal ties with cancer charity

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

Armstrong resigned as chairman last month, but kept his seat on the board. Credit: Reuters

New board chairman, Jeff Garvey, said he stepped down to spare the organisation any negative effects resulting from the controversy surrounding his cycling career.

The US Anti-Doping Agency accused Armstrong of helping run "the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen".

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