Russian Sports Leaders Fight Over Doping

For years, Russian leaders portrayed pursuit of the doping scandal that has paralyzed the country’s Olympic aspirations as a mission driven by political interests in the West. On Thursday fissures erupted between their own countrymen, ratcheting up the tension before a decision that could determine the country’s fate for next summer’s Tokyo Games.

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Lance Armstrong Settles $100M Lawsuit With US Government

Lance Armstrong reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs throughout much of his career.

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Judge in Armstrong Trial Sets Limits on Evidence

A federal judge on Tuesday set limits on evidence and testimony that will admitted at  Lance Armstrong’s upcoming $100 million civil trial, among other things barring an expert witnesses for the government from testifying that the Postal Service got no financial benefit whatsoever from its sponsorship of the disgraced cyclist.

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