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Fall of Lance Armstrong

<p>Lance Armstrong walks back to his car after running at Mount Royal park with fans in Montreal August 29, 2012.  REUTERS/Christinne Muschi </p>

Lance Armstrong walks back to his car after running at Mount Royal park with fans in Montreal August 29, 2012. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Lance Armstrong walks back to his car after running at Mount Royal park with fans in Montreal August 29, 2012. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

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<p>Lance Armstrong (2nd L) runs with with a crowd of people after sending a tweet to Montrealers to meet him for a run at Mount Royal park in Montreal August 29, 2012.  REUTERS/Christinne Muschi </p>

Lance Armstrong (2nd L) runs with with a crowd of people after sending a tweet to Montrealers to meet him for a run at Mount Royal park in Montreal August 29, 2012. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Lance Armstrong (2nd L) runs with with a crowd of people after sending a tweet to Montrealers to meet him for a run at Mount Royal park in Montreal August 29, 2012. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

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<p>Lance Armstrong warms up before the swimming portion of the Xterra World Championship triathlon in Kapalua, Hawaii October 23, 2011. REUTERS/Hugh Gentry </p>

Lance Armstrong warms up before the swimming portion of the Xterra World Championship triathlon in Kapalua, Hawaii October 23, 2011. REUTERS/Hugh Gentry

Lance Armstrong warms up before the swimming portion of the Xterra World Championship triathlon in Kapalua, Hawaii October 23, 2011. REUTERS/Hugh Gentry

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<p>Lance Armstrong, founder of the LIVESTRONG foundation, takes part in a special session regarding cancer in the developing world during the Clinton Global Initiative in New York September 22, 2010.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson </p>

Lance Armstrong, founder of the LIVESTRONG foundation, takes part in a special session regarding cancer in the developing world during the Clinton Global Initiative in New York September 22, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Lance Armstrong, founder of the LIVESTRONG foundation, takes part in a special session regarding cancer in the developing world during the Clinton Global Initiative in New York September 22, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong awaits the start of the 2010 Cape Argus Cycle Tour in Cape Town March 14, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings </p>

Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong awaits the start of the 2010 Cape Argus Cycle Tour in Cape Town March 14, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong awaits the start of the 2010 Cape Argus Cycle Tour in Cape Town March 14, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

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<p>Astana rider and yellow jersey leader Alberto Contador of Spain (R) and team-mates Lance Armstrong of the U.S. (L) and Sergio Paulinho of Portugal toast with champagne as they ride during the final 21st stage of the 96th Tour de France cycling race between Montereau-Fault-Yonne and Paris, July 26, 2009.        REUTERS/Patrick Hertzog/Pool</p>

Astana rider and yellow jersey leader Alberto Contador of Spain (R) and team-mates Lance Armstrong of the U.S. (L) and Sergio Paulinho of Portugal toast with champagne as they ride during the final 21st stage of the 96th Tour de France cycling race...more

Astana rider and yellow jersey leader Alberto Contador of Spain (R) and team-mates Lance Armstrong of the U.S. (L) and Sergio Paulinho of Portugal toast with champagne as they ride during the final 21st stage of the 96th Tour de France cycling race between Montereau-Fault-Yonne and Paris, July 26, 2009. REUTERS/Patrick Hertzog/Pool

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<p>Astana rider Lance Armstrong of the U.S. awaits the start of the 19th stage of the 96th Tour de France cycling race between Bourgoin-Jailleu and Aubenas, July 24, 2009.  REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel </p>

Astana rider Lance Armstrong of the U.S. awaits the start of the 19th stage of the 96th Tour de France cycling race between Bourgoin-Jailleu and Aubenas, July 24, 2009. REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel

Astana rider Lance Armstrong of the U.S. awaits the start of the 19th stage of the 96th Tour de France cycling race between Bourgoin-Jailleu and Aubenas, July 24, 2009. REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel

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<p>Astana rider Lance Armstrong of the U.S. answers questions from the media as he goes to the anti-doping medical testing facility after the 18th stage of the 96th Tour de France cycling race in Annecy July 23, 2009.  REUTERS/Eric Gaillard  </p>

Astana rider Lance Armstrong of the U.S. answers questions from the media as he goes to the anti-doping medical testing facility after the 18th stage of the 96th Tour de France cycling race in Annecy July 23, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Astana rider Lance Armstrong of the U.S. answers questions from the media as he goes to the anti-doping medical testing facility after the 18th stage of the 96th Tour de France cycling race in Annecy July 23, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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<p>Astana rider and leader's yellow jersey holder Alberto Contador of Spain (R) cycles with team mate Lance Armstrong of the U.S. during the 16th stage of the 96th Tour de France cycling race between Martigny and Bourg Saint Maurice, July 21, 2009.  REUTERS/Eric Gaillard  </p>

Astana rider and leader's yellow jersey holder Alberto Contador of Spain (R) cycles with team mate Lance Armstrong of the U.S. during the 16th stage of the 96th Tour de France cycling race between Martigny and Bourg Saint Maurice, July 21, 2009. ...more

Astana rider and leader's yellow jersey holder Alberto Contador of Spain (R) cycles with team mate Lance Armstrong of the U.S. during the 16th stage of the 96th Tour de France cycling race between Martigny and Bourg Saint Maurice, July 21, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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<p>Astana rider Lance Armstrong of the U.S. crosses the finish line past the Colosseum at the end of the last stage of the Giro d'Italia in Rome,  May 31, 2009.  REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini </p>

Astana rider Lance Armstrong of the U.S. crosses the finish line past the Colosseum at the end of the last stage of the Giro d'Italia in Rome, May 31, 2009. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Astana rider Lance Armstrong of the U.S. crosses the finish line past the Colosseum at the end of the last stage of the Giro d'Italia in Rome, May 31, 2009. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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<p>Astana rider Lance Armstrong of the United States signs the presence board before the second stage from Jesolo to Trieste of the Giro d'Italia, May 10, 2009.   REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini   </p>

Astana rider Lance Armstrong of the United States signs the presence board before the second stage from Jesolo to Trieste of the Giro d'Italia, May 10, 2009. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Astana rider Lance Armstrong of the United States signs the presence board before the second stage from Jesolo to Trieste of the Giro d'Italia, May 10, 2009. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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<p>Cyclist Lance Armstrong of the U.S. speaks at a news conference to promote his cancer foundation at Gemelli hospital in Rome May 5, 2009.  REUTERS/Tony Gentile  </p>

Cyclist Lance Armstrong of the U.S. speaks at a news conference to promote his cancer foundation at Gemelli hospital in Rome May 5, 2009. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Cyclist Lance Armstrong of the U.S. speaks at a news conference to promote his cancer foundation at Gemelli hospital in Rome May 5, 2009. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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<p>Seven time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong of the U.S. (R) walks in to a garage to get his bicycle as a supporter gestures to him prior to a training session with his new team Astana in Tenerife, Spain's Canary Islands December 4, 2008. REUTERS/Santiago Ferrero  </p>

Seven time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong of the U.S. (R) walks in to a garage to get his bicycle as a supporter gestures to him prior to a training session with his new team Astana in Tenerife, Spain's Canary Islands December 4, 2008....more

Seven time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong of the U.S. (R) walks in to a garage to get his bicycle as a supporter gestures to him prior to a training session with his new team Astana in Tenerife, Spain's Canary Islands December 4, 2008. REUTERS/Santiago Ferrero

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<p>Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards (R) and cyclist Lance Armstrong shake hands after participating in the Register's Annual Great Bike Race Across Iowa in Kesley, Iowa July 25, 2007. REUTERS/Joshua Lott  </p>

Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards (R) and cyclist Lance Armstrong shake hands after participating in the Register's Annual Great Bike Race Across Iowa in Kesley, Iowa July 25, 2007. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards (R) and cyclist Lance Armstrong shake hands after participating in the Register's Annual Great Bike Race Across Iowa in Kesley, Iowa July 25, 2007. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

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<p>Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards (R) and cyclist Lance Armstrong (R) participate in Register's Annual Great Bike Race Across Iowa in Kesley, Iowa July 25, 2007. REUTERS/Joshua Lott  </p>

Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards (R) and cyclist Lance Armstrong (R) participate in Register's Annual Great Bike Race Across Iowa in Kesley, Iowa July 25, 2007. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards (R) and cyclist Lance Armstrong (R) participate in Register's Annual Great Bike Race Across Iowa in Kesley, Iowa July 25, 2007. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

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<p>Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong hosts the 2006 ESPY Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California July 12, 2006.  REUTERS/Mike Blake  </p>

Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong hosts the 2006 ESPY Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California July 12, 2006. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong hosts the 2006 ESPY Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California July 12, 2006. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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<p>Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong talks to journalists in Johannesburg before visiting Soweto township January 18, 2006.  REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong talks to journalists in Johannesburg before visiting Soweto township January 18, 2006. REUTERS/Stringer

Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong talks to journalists in Johannesburg before visiting Soweto township January 18, 2006. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Discovery Channel team rider Armstrong passes the Arc de Triomphe in Paris after winning his seventh Tour de France.  Discovery Channel team rider Lance Armstrong of the U.S. passes the Arc de Triomphe in Paris after winning his seventh Tour de France, July 24, 2005. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer </p>

Discovery Channel team rider Armstrong passes the Arc de Triomphe in Paris after winning his seventh Tour de France. Discovery Channel team rider Lance Armstrong of the U.S. passes the Arc de Triomphe in Paris after winning his seventh Tour de...more

Discovery Channel team rider Armstrong passes the Arc de Triomphe in Paris after winning his seventh Tour de France. Discovery Channel team rider Lance Armstrong of the U.S. passes the Arc de Triomphe in Paris after winning his seventh Tour de France, July 24, 2005. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

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<p>Cycling fans at a television watch party in Austin, Texas watch Lance Armstrong take the podium as the official winner of the 2005 Tour de France, July 24, 2005.  REUTERS/Jeff Mitchell</p>

Cycling fans at a television watch party in Austin, Texas watch Lance Armstrong take the podium as the official winner of the 2005 Tour de France, July 24, 2005. REUTERS/Jeff Mitchell

Cycling fans at a television watch party in Austin, Texas watch Lance Armstrong take the podium as the official winner of the 2005 Tour de France, July 24, 2005. REUTERS/Jeff Mitchell

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<p>Cancer survivor and six-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong (C) shares a light moment with his Tour of Hope team members and Peter Dolan (R), CEO of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, before embarking on an eight-day, cross-country bike ride from the City of Hope Cancer Center in Duarte, California, September 30, 2004.REUTERS/Jim Ruymen  </p>

Cancer survivor and six-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong (C) shares a light moment with his Tour of Hope team members and Peter Dolan (R), CEO of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, before embarking on an eight-day, cross-country bike ride from...more

Cancer survivor and six-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong (C) shares a light moment with his Tour of Hope team members and Peter Dolan (R), CEO of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, before embarking on an eight-day, cross-country bike ride from the City of Hope Cancer Center in Duarte, California, September 30, 2004.REUTERS/Jim Ruymen

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<p>U.S. Postal Service Team rider Lance Armstrong of the United States, the first six-time winner of the Tour de France cycling classic, waves as he cycles past a U.S. flag during the rider's parade on the Champs-Elysees after the 20th and final stage of the Tour in Paris, July 25, 2004.  REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini  </p>

U.S. Postal Service Team rider Lance Armstrong of the United States, the first six-time winner of the Tour de France cycling classic, waves as he cycles past a U.S. flag during the rider's parade on the Champs-Elysees after the 20th and final stage...more

U.S. Postal Service Team rider Lance Armstrong of the United States, the first six-time winner of the Tour de France cycling classic, waves as he cycles past a U.S. flag during the rider's parade on the Champs-Elysees after the 20th and final stage of the Tour in Paris, July 25, 2004. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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<p>US Postal rider Lance Armstrong of the United States (L) smiles as he waits with his team-mates compatriot Floyd Landis (R) Czech Pavel Padrinos at Quimper airport, after the eighth stage of the Tour de France, July 11, 2004. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard</p>

US Postal rider Lance Armstrong of the United States (L) smiles as he waits with his team-mates compatriot Floyd Landis (R) Czech Pavel Padrinos at Quimper airport, after the eighth stage of the Tour de France, July 11, 2004. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard more

US Postal rider Lance Armstrong of the United States (L) smiles as he waits with his team-mates compatriot Floyd Landis (R) Czech Pavel Padrinos at Quimper airport, after the eighth stage of the Tour de France, July 11, 2004. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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<p>Overall leader and five-time Tour de France winner US Postal rider Lance Armstrong of the United States cycles down a mountain during the 204.5 km long 17th stage of the Tour de France from Bourg-d'Oisans to Le Grand Bornand, France, July 22, 2004. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini </p>

Overall leader and five-time Tour de France winner US Postal rider Lance Armstrong of the United States cycles down a mountain during the 204.5 km long 17th stage of the Tour de France from Bourg-d'Oisans to Le Grand Bornand, France, July 22, 2004....more

Overall leader and five-time Tour de France winner US Postal rider Lance Armstrong of the United States cycles down a mountain during the 204.5 km long 17th stage of the Tour de France from Bourg-d'Oisans to Le Grand Bornand, France, July 22, 2004. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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<p>U.S. Postal team rider Lance Armstrong (R) leads the pack during the 15th stage of the 89th Tour de France cycling race from Vaison La Romaine to Les
Deux-Alpes July 23, 2002. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard    </p>

U.S. Postal team rider Lance Armstrong (R) leads the pack during the 15th stage of the 89th Tour de France cycling race from Vaison La Romaine to Les Deux-Alpes July 23, 2002. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

U.S. Postal team rider Lance Armstrong (R) leads the pack during the 15th stage of the 89th Tour de France cycling race from Vaison La Romaine to Les Deux-Alpes July 23, 2002. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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