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July 20, 2013

Pair indicted for threatening Tygart

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“We respect the judicial process and will continue to focus on our mission to protect the rights of clean athletes and the integrity of sport,” Moses said.

In August, USADA handed Armstrong a lifetime ban and stripped all seven of his Tour de France titles for running what Tygart called “the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen.”

Since then, Armstrong has admitted to doping and stepped down from the Livestrong Foundation, which raised hundreds of millions of dollars for cancer research based largely on the cyclist’s popularity. Armstrong overcame testicular cancer before winning his first Tour de France and used his story as an inspiration for others battling cancer.

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