Saturday, September 3, 2005
Lance Armstrong Scandal Continues
Associated Press Tuesday, August 30, 2005; 11:00 PM
PARIS, France --
Lance Armstrong's record setting seventh Tour de
France victory, along with his entire Tour de France
legacy, may be tarnished by what could turn out to be
one of the greatest sports scandals of all time.
Armstrong is being quizzed by French police after
three banned substances were found in his South France
hotel room while on vacation after winning the 2005
Tour de France.
The three substances found were toothpaste, deodorant,
and soap which have been banned by French authorities
for over 75 years.
Armstrong's girlfriend and American rocker Sheryl
Crowe is quoted as saying "We use them every day in
America, so we naturally thought they'd be ok in
Along with these three banned substances, French
authorities also physically searched Armstrong himself
and found several other interesting items that they
have never seen before, including a backbone and
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