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 'to remain involved with charity'

A spokeswoman for the Livestrong Foundation Katherine McLane has told Reuters that the cyclist Lance Armstrong remains the organisations "inspiration".

The 41-year-old is still the biggest donor to the cancer charity having contributed $7 million.

Ms McLane also confirmed that the cyclist will remain involved despite resigning from the Board of Directors.

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