A date has been set for the case that has been made against Armstrong by his former teammate who has launched the complaint on behalf of US Postal Service.
The lawsuit is for a hundred million dollars after the initial action was not stopped in February earlier by the legal team that represents Lance Armstrong. The start of the trial would be November 6th and the venue would be Washington DC. The case has been brought on by Floyd Landis, who was his former teammate along with the US Justice Department. The accusations are that of defrauding the country’s government as they had funded the team and Armstrong, being unaware that Armstrong had taken performance enhancing drugs. Armstrong has, much to his credit, the noteworthy successes being able to master seven consecutive wins in Tour de France between the years 1999 and 2005. (more…)