Team Radio Shack awarded ProTour license

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Lance Armstrong's new Radio Shack team has been awarded a four-year ProTour license by the sport's governing body, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).

The formation of the new American team was first announced on the day of the second Tour de France time trial in Annecy this year. Astana boss Johan Bruyneel was Armstrong's right hand man throughout the Texan's seven-year tenure as Tour de France champion and was immediately confirmed as the man who would put the team together.

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