Los Angeles Times | June 13, 2012 | 2:51 PM
Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong is back in the spotlight after the Washington Post reported that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has brought formal doping charges against him that could result in him being stripped of his Tour de France titles.
Armstrong has also been immediately banned from competing in triathlons, a sport he recently took up professionally.
In the 15-page charging letter obtained by the Post, USADA says it collected blood from Armstrong in 2009 and 2010 that was "fully consistent with blood maÂnipuÂlaÂtion including EPO use and/or blood transfusions."
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