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the Lance Armstrong links collection

Need a place to find the links to investigations and evidence against Lance Armstrong? This is the one.

It's Not About the Lab Rats - his charity work doesn't seem quite so angelic now

http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-adventure/athletes/lance-armstrong/Its-Not-About-the-Lab-Rats.html

The myth of Armstrong's "I've been tested 500 times and always negative" defence

http://www.cyclismas.com/2012/07/the-legend-of-the-500/

The charge sheet from the United States Anti-Doping Agency, outlining the charges against him, and the evidence behind them

http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/armstrongcharging0613.pdf

Journalist David Walsh, a long-time accuser, has his say on the charges

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/david-walsh-on-armstrong-and-usadas-charges

Has he simply conceded to keep the details quiet?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/blog/2012/aug/24/how-lance-armstrong-strongarmed-cycling?CMP=twt_fd&CMP=SOCxx2I2

I haven't got time to write much on the subject now, but I did make this comment on Facebook this morning:

Lance Armstrong: "I am tired of defending these allegations, I am innocent and have never failed a drugs test".....
Or in plain English....
"I invested in the best chemists in the world for a decade who develop the best undetectable (with current testing methods) masking agents. How can I possibly be guilty?".

Piss off cheat. Nice to know Yanks aren't above the law every time.

and....

It's a near certainty that many, probably most, of his Tour de France rivals were also doping in some shape or form. He's not Robinson Crusoe there. But it's the holier than thou hypocrisy like an adulterous TV evangelist that really riles me.

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Villiers StakesRandwick, G2, 1600m
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The most reliable guide to the Gr2 Villiers has always been the Festival Stakes.

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