Embattled cyclist returns to the headlines after USADA finally releases evidence on his cheating allegations
It was a difficult choice at xinmsn Sports this week.
Most striking at first must be the joy and pride felt by the Japanese, after Kamui Kobayashi and then Kei Nishikori achieved some notable home success.
Formula One driver Kobayashi became the first local in 22 years to stand on the podium of the Japanese Grand Prix – it was also his maiden top-three finish. Stunningly, on the same day, Nishikori also became the first Japanese to win a home ATP event.
But our eventual Person of the Week popped up a few days later, leaving the Japs in his wake just like how he had always done on cycling tours.
Question is, did he do it legitimately?
Lance Armstrong returned to the headlines this past week when USADA, after a long delay, finally submitted their report to UCI and WADA.
The agency banned the once-celebrated American for life in August, claiming they possess damning evidence of his involvement in systematic doping, despite him having never tested positive.
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