Lance Armstrong has resigned from the board of his cancer charity - cutting formal ties with his Livestrong Foundation.
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".
A 30ft effigy of the disgraced cyclist wearing a Jim'll Fix It badge will be torched in front of thousands of people on Saturday night.
The UCI confirmed Lance Armstrong's lifetime ban and stripping of his Tour titles, but defended itself in cycling's "worst" doping scandal.
Nike has dropped their sponsorship deal with Lance Armstrong as the disgraced cyclist quits his own charity.