SCA Promotions filed one of several lawsuits against Lance Armstrong after he admitted to doping. He has been stripped of all seven victories and received a lifetime ban from the sport.
The probe is expected to center on the UCI's handling of doping in the late 1990s and early 2000s, especially its links with Lance Armstrong. Much could hinge on whether Armstrong and former UCI presidents Hein Verbrugggen and Pat McQuaid agree to testify.
The races are scheduled to take place on December 15, 17 and 22 in Mumbai, Jaipur and Delhi, respectively. The event will have six Indian teams - India 'A', 'B', Railways, Services and two cycling clubs.
Nebraska-based Acceptance Insurance sued Armstrong in Texas earlier this year after he admitted he doped during a career in which he won the Tour de France seven times. Acceptance attorney Mark Kincaid and Armstrong attorney Tim Herman declined to disclose details of the settlement, but both said the case was resolved to the mutual satisfaction of the parties.
The disgraced seven-time Tour de France winner claims ICU president Hein Verbruggen instigated a cover-up of his doping at the 1999 race.
After years of denials, cancer-survivor Lance Armstrong - who has been stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles won between 1999-to-2005 - finally admitted in January he'd used performance-enhancing drugs in an interview with US television personality Oprah Winfrey.
Thirty-five-year-old Carlos Gutierrez has endured rain, rough roads, flat tires and blisters on his stumps over the past 13 days as he rode from El Paso to Central Texas using his prosthetic legs.
Teen sensation from Andaman and Nicobar, Deborah, bagged the gold medal in the Time Trial event while Manorama Devi bagged silver medals in Scratch and Point races and Dilawar Singh from Haryana added the third silver in Point race for India.
The legendary-turned-notorious cyclist, who has admitted he cheated his way to a record seven Tour de France victories, has been banned for life from the sport.
Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney was granted unprecedented access to Armstrong and his entourage for an entirely different sort of film, prior to the cyclist's fall from grace.
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