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Lance Armstrong

11 Cycling Teammates

RATTED Me Out

10/10/2012 9:05 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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11 former members of Lance Armstrong's United States Postal Service cycling team TURNED on the disgraced athlete -- and testified against him in an investigation by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

The USADA announced .... the cyclists who provided evidence to the organization include George Hincapie, Tyler Hamilton and disgraced former Tour de France champ Floyd Landis.

“The U.S.P.S. Team doping conspiracy was professionally designed to groom and pressure athletes to use dangerous drugs, to evade detection, to ensure its secrecy and ultimately gain an unfair competitive advantage through superior doping practices,” the USADA said in a statement.

“A program organized by individuals who thought they were above the rules and who still play a major and active role in sport today.”

The USADA says its investigation into Armstrong uncovered "the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen."

As we previously reported, Lance has been banned from cycling for life.

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61.

Carl    

I'm inclined to believe that Lance did dope, but I'd really like to see a scientific explanation of how he did it without coming up positive on the drug tests.

651 days ago
62.

Lurker    

Awwww. Lance is mad because his teammates "ratted" him out. Just like a freaking guilty person to blame the witnesses instead of themselves for their crimes! Wasn't it just yesterday that Sandusky was blaming his victims?
France has been saying for years that Lance was guilty of doping but the American masses just kept believing the stuff his PR firm was shoveling out.
Kinda makes you think of Obama and how his kingdom will fall after his college transcripts get released and it shows that he used his status as a non-USA citizen to get scholarships.
If Obama had a son...... You know, they could pass for father and son.

651 days ago
63.

Josie Wails    

DUMB AND DUMBER: "JUST WHEN I THINK YOU COULD NOT POSSIBLY DO SOMETHING ANY DUMBER YOU GO AND TOTALLY REDEEM YOURSELF"!! LANCED-A-LOT COULD TAKE HIS SECRET RECIPE DOPING PROWESS RIGHT BACK TO THE US POSTAL SERVICE AND SHARE IT WITH THE POSTAL WORKERS SO WE CAN GET MORE THAN ONE COUNTER ATTENDANT AND OUR MAIL DELIVERED ON TIME AND TO THE RIGHT ADDRESS!! HE COULD TOTALLY REDEEM HIMSELF TO HIMSELF BECAUSE OF HIMSELF, SOMETHING HE REALLY LIKES TO DO A LOT!!

651 days ago
64.

whatevs    

The gig is up, Dopy Doperson. BIG FAIL.

651 days ago
65.

Mike    

Bam. Now we see why Lance gave up - the evidence was overwhelming.

651 days ago
66.

kitnplayn    

Even your heros are zeros.

651 days ago
67.

maria    

I always knew he was a cheater...no one who is innocent just gives in. He was a snob, self-obsorbed and you could see his contemp. Finally...you are a disgrace to any sport and to all the cyclists who competed against you, you owe everyone of them a apology.

651 days ago
68.

sherry    

If a thief steals for years and gets caught many years after... does it mean he only stole when he got caught? Or that for years he was the best thief out there?
Most of the other cyclists never tested positive either and they were doping. such is the case of Vaughters, George Hamilton etc. And let's not forget the Marion jones case..... never a positive test

651 days ago
69.

Juli    

He should pay back the millions of dollars spent to prove him guilty.

651 days ago
70.

kim    

Team Lance!!! After he won 7 times then they come out and accused him of cheating! What a JOKE!!! SHAME ON HIS TEAMMATES! SHAME ON THE AUTHORITY THAT PURPOSELY LET HIM WON 7 TIMES THEN DECIDED TIME TO TAKE HIM DOWN!!! OH WELL AT LEAST LANCE GETS TO KEEP ALL HIS ENDORSEMENT!! hehehehehe

651 days ago
71.

I am Spartacus    

LOL at those that still are arguing that Lance was clean. Even his closest friend on the team said he cheated. Lance cheated! Everyone on his team cheated, hell practically everyone in the sport cheated.... but we're to believe that the ONLY person who DIDN'T cheat was Lance yet he won every year? C'mon man.

I respect what he's done for cancer research, still doesn't change the fact that he's a cheater and a liar.

651 days ago
72.

Sandra     

Karma is a wonderful thing and it has gotten Lance!! Seems like some people will do anything to win and this is pathetic!!

651 days ago
73.

esq777    

My opinion of this guy turned when he stopped fighting the allegations. He has the resources to fight so the fact that he threw in the towel says a lot. Wrongly accused people generally don't just give up, particularly when they have his kind of money and can hire the best lawyers, etc.

651 days ago
74.

Comantator    

LOOSER!

651 days ago
75.

Comantator    

orchidectomy, both sides

651 days ago
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