Armstrong grumpy Down Under due to new doping allegations

Lance Armstrong signs on, Cancer Council Classic 2011

American Lance Armstrong continues to race at the Tour Down Under more to receive his estimated €2m appearance fee than to face questions over new doping allegations.

He was grumpy and rude at the start of stage two from Tailem Bend to the small town of Mannum. He asked one journalist if he was stupid when asked a relevant question about Sports Illustrated's article. Armstrong appeared more as a guilty suspect than a 39-year-old, seven-time Tour de France winner.

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