US government requests Lance Armstrong's cancer treatment records

Indiana School of Medicine is requested to hand over Lance Armstrong's medical records in an attempt to determine whether doctors knew of his doping

Lance Armstrong

The US government has requested Lance Armstrong's medical records from the Indiana School of Medicine from the time of his cancer treatment in 1996 to discover whether doctors knew about the Texan's use of performance enhancing drugs, according to the Associated Press.

Betsy Andreu, wife of Armstrong's former teammate Frankie Andreu, testified in 2005 that she was in a hospital room with Armstrong in 1996 when he told doctors he had taken steroids and a blood booster.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.