US seeks ‘tens of millions’ from Armstrong

Seeking “tens of millions of dollars” paid to Lance Armstrong for “years of broken promises,” the US government joined a lawsuit Friday alleging the doping cyclist defrauded former sponsor US Postal Service.

By (AFP)

Published: Sat 23 Feb 2013, 2:02 PM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 12:04 PM

“Lance Armstrong and his cycling team took more than $30 million from the US Postal Service based on their contractual promise to play fair and abide by the rules — including the rules against doping,” said Ronald Machen, US Attorney for the District of Columbia.

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