US government set to join Armstrong whistle blower case

Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong is expected to confess to years of doping on Oprah Winfrey tonight, but it will do nothing to stop the US government suing him for up to $95m. Despite attempts to settle, Armstrong appears to be on the hook in a federal whistle blower lawsuit Floyd Landis filed in 2010.

The New York Daily News today revealed extracts of the suit that paints a dirty picture of the 41-year-old Texan trying to win back public support. "There is a compelling argument for the feds to take on the disgraced cyclist," read today's article.

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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.