ARMSTRONG STILL PLAYING IT COOL OVER TOUR

Tour de France 2005 Lance Armstrong podium

News agency AP reports that even whilst Lance Armstrong's comeback to racing gathers pace, the American remains unsure whether the Tour de France in 2009 is on his schedule.

According to AP, Armstrong - currently taking part in wind tunnel testing in San Diego - indicated that fears over his safety and his unpopularity in France were partly responsible for the question marks over a possible bid for an eighth Tour win.

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