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Lance Armstrong continues to dispute a French report that he misbehaved during an unannounced out-of-competition drug test on March 17.
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Armstrong in violation of world anti-doping code?
Lance Armstrong and Astana team manager Johan Bruyneel continue to dispute a report by France’s anti-doping agency (AFLD) that claims Armstrong misbehaved during an unannounced out-of-competition drug test administered March 17. The AFLD report, sent to the International Cycling Union (UCI) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) last week, alleges Armstrong deliberately stalled the test by at least 20 minutes by insisting on double-checking the AFLD tester’s credentials before giving urine, blood and hair samples, and then showering, out of sight of the tester, as Bruyneel verified the representative’s identity and request. Bruyneel said in an ESPN.com report that he and Armstrong found the AFLD tester waiting outside Armstrong’s rented home in Beaulieu-sur-Mer after returning from a training session. Armstrong said in a prepared statement: …Â Details