UCI accepts USADA ruling and strips Armstrong of Tour titles

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The Union Cycliste International (UCI) has accepted the findings of the United States Anti Doping Agency (USADA) and stripped Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles. The American has also been banned from the sport for life.

In a press conference in Geneva today UCI President Pat McQuaid said; "The UCI will ban Lance Armstrong from cycling and strip him of his seven Tour de France titles. Lance Armstrong has no place in cycling.'

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