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Four years of The Northern Myth on Australian cycling, money, doping, Armstrong and more …

A look back into the dirty flood of money, drugs, power and rumour that swirl around cycling in Australia and elsewhere.

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Is the Flinders LIVESTRONG Cancer Research Centre an accomplice to Lance Armstrong’s fantasy?

I do not know whether Flinders did pay Armstrong or any organisations associated with him for the use of the trademark LIVESTRONG™ or the other matters raised here … I think it is important that these questions be asked – particularly because we know so little … about the arrangements between Armstrong and the South Australian government and other agencies in that state.

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Lance Armstrong and the conspiracy of dunces*

These charges are baseless, motivated by spite and advanced through testimony bought and paid for by promises of anonymity and immunity. Although USADA alleges a wide-ranging conspiracy extended over more than 16 years, I am the only athlete it has chosen to charge. USADA’s malice, its methods, its star-chamber practices, and its decision to punish first and adjudicate later all are at odds with our ideals of fairness and fair play. I have never doped.

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