Lance Armstrong tries to block LeMond, Andreu and USADA report from upcoming $100m trial

Armstrong's lawyers try and block critics from testifying

Lance Armstrong speaks at a press conference.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Lance Armstrong's lawyers are pushing to block Greg LeMond, Betsy Andreu and the USADA report from an upcoming $100 million federal trial in November.

The Texan rider, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles for doping, is battling the US Justice Department. The government says he and the team defrauded taxpayers using US Postal Service sponsorship money, $32.3 million from 1996 to 2004, to dope and win races.

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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.