Lance Armstrong could have lifetime ban lifted

Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong could see his lifetime doping ban cut to eight years if he plays a part in cycling's upcoming inquiry. He would need to provide "extraordinary evidence," which he has refused to do so far.

"To paraphrase something Lance once said, extraordinary situations can sometimes require extraordinary solutions," President of cycling's governing body (UCI), Brian Cookson told the Telegraph. "He may be in a position where he can provide extraordinary evidence that will help those solutions."

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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.