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Cycling / Armstrong / Doping #1029553

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 24, 2012
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(Birmingham, Michigan: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(No location given: Armen Keteyian) USADA’s decision to ban cyclist Lance Armstrong from sport and strip him of his cycling titles, including his Tour de France victories, after he announced he will not contest charges that he used performance enhancing drugs featured; Armstrong’s statement quoted. [In 2011, former teammate Tyler HAMILTON††- says he saw Armstrong inject EPO.] [Former teammate George HINCAPIE††- evades reporters.] [“Bicycling” magazine editor-in-chief Peter FLAX††- comments on Armstrong’s legacy.]

(Birmingham, Michigan: Scott Pelley) Live interview held with USADA CEO Travis Tygart†† about the case against Armstrong. [From Colorado Springs, TYGART – says there were eyewitnesses and analytical data; responds to claims the investigation was a witch hunt; explains the message to all athletes.]

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Keteyian, Armen
Duration:
00:04:40

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