Illness forces Armstrong to quit Circuit de la Sarthe

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Lance Armstrong has withdrawn from the Circuit de la Sarthe stage race in France after a stomach virus swept through his Radioshack squad.

The 38-year-old finished the Tour of Flanders on Sunday and completed the first stage of the stage race in the Loire region on Tuesday. Overnight he was taken ill and he did not start the second stage on Wednesday morning.

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