Armstrong investigation arrives in Europe

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US federal prosecutors are in France to obtain more evidence for their doping investigation linked to seven-time Tour de France winner, Lance Armstrong. Yesterday, they met with representatives from France, Spain and Italy at the international police headquarters, Interpol in Lyon.

The investigation intensified in April when Armstrong's former team-mate, Floyd Landis alleged widespread doping use in the team. In the US, some of Armstrong's former team-mates have testified in front of a grand jury. Armstrong's long-time sponsors, Nike, Oakley and Trek, have also supplied information.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.