Tour impossible to win without doping, Armstrong says

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Friday, June 28, 2013

CBSnews: The statement, released in an interview with French newspaper Le Monde, coincides with the 100th edition of cycling's showcase race.

Armstrong's interview with Le Monde was surprising on many levels, not least because of his long-antagonistic relationship with the respected French daily that first reported in 1999 that corticosteroids were found in the American's urine as he was riding his way to the first of his seven Tour wins. In response, Armstrong complained he was being persecuted by "vulture journalism, desperate journalism."

 

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