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Lance Armstrong stripped of victories and banned from cycling

Officials at the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency have also banned Armstrong from the sport of cycling for life.

The sportsman has maintained his innocence throughout this and previous investigations, but on Thursday (23Aug12) he declared he will no longer fight the doping allegations which have blighted his hugely successful career.

The heavy penalties were handed down to Armstrong on Friday (24Aug12).

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