Nike stands by Lance Armstrong despite doping charges

Nike stands by Lance Armstrong despite doping charges

Nike reaffirmed its support of Lance Armstrong, despite 11 former teammates stating that he used performance enhancing drugs.

The riders' statements were included in documents the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency released on Wednesday detailing the evidence it had obtained against Armstrong. It said doping assisted in each of Armstrong's seven Tour de France victories, from 1999 to 2006.

Nike's statement, made hours after the doping agency had issued its Armstrong findings, was the same made in late August, when Armstrong said he would not challenge the agency's allegations in arbitration.

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