Another Hill for Lance

The cycling world is up in arms over allegations of doping

After seven straight victories in the Tour de France, it seemed he had won over the world--and maybe even the French. But after an explosive story last week in a French newspaper, Lance Armstrong, who famously beat cancer, is in for another tough ride. L'Equipe, a French sports daily with a long history of questioning his accomplishments, ran a four-page feature, "The Armstrong Lie," claiming "indisputable" evidence that in 1999, the year of his first Tour victory, he used the banned performance-enhancing substance erythropoietin (EPO). Armstrong called the charge a witch hunt. "When I peed in that bottle [in 1999], there...

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