Federal lawsuit against Lance Armstrong hits stalemate

Federal lawsuit against disgraced cyclist hits an impasse over retrieval of emails

Lance Armstrong

The US government's lawsuit against Lance Armstrong has hit stalemate this week, as the attorneys of both sides accuse the other of holding back evidence in the case.

Armstrong's lawyers are alleging that the government's legal team are holding onto documents that they claim show the US Postal Service did not suffer damage from the prolific doping within the team they sponsored between 1996 and 2004

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).