Travis Tygart hits out at Thor Hushovd over Armstrong silence

USADA boss Travis Tygart has criticised Thor Hushovd for not coming forward after Lance Armstrong admitted to him he'd doped

Thor Huovd and Lance Armstrong on stage three of the 2009 Tour de France

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Recently retired Thor Hushovd is 'no hero' for keeping silent about Lance Armstrong's doping after hearing about it in 2011, says US anti-doping boss Travis Tygart.

"You're no hero when you sit still without doing something about injustice against great athletes," Tygart told Norway's VG website.

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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.