Leipheimer sacked by Omega Pharma-QuickStep

Levi Leipheimer, Tour de France 2012

American Levi Leipheimer has been sacked by the Belgian Omega Pharma-QuickStep team after admitting that he doped during his professional career.

Leipheimer was one of 11 former team-mates of Lance Armstrong to have given statements to the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in its investigation into claims that Armstrong and the US Postal cycling team ran an organised programme of doping.

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