Armstrong to have surgery on broken collarbone

Lance Armstrong Castilla y Leon 2009

Lance Armstrong has confirmed that he is to have surgery on his broken collarbone within the next few days.

The seven-times Tour de France winner broke his collarbone after crashing heavily in a ditch during the first stage of the Castilla y Leon in Spain. He could be seen on television coverage clutching his right arm and shoulder before being taken away in an ambulance.

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