Armstrong Suit Against Anti-Doping Agency Axed In Hours

Law360, New York (July 9, 2012, 3:41 PM EDT) -- Hours after former professional cyclist Lance Armstrong tried to block the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency from pursuing allegations that could take away his seven Tour de France victories, a federal judge threw out the suit, slamming it as a plea for media attention.

In his order, U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks called Armstrong out for ignoring federal guidelines that call for short, clear statements of fact when filing lawsuits by including allegations that the judge said were "wholly irrelevant" to the actual claims and included for the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Armstrong v. United States Anti-Doping Agency et al

Case Number



Texas Western

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other


Sam Sparks

Date Filed

July 8, 2012

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