Armstrong claims BMC manager Ochowicz helped fix $1m race

Former rider claims Jim Ochowicz helped arrange the fixing of the 1993 Triple Crown that offered a million dollar prize

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Jim Ochowicz, current general manager at BMC Racing, orchestrated a $1m race win in 1993, Lance Armstrong has claimed in testimony in an ongoing legal case.

Armstrong testified last month in a United States government case against him that Ochowicz and former team-mate Phil Anderson negotiated a deal with their rival team so that the prize would be theirs.

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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.