1. Fallen Hero

    Triathlons Turn Armstrong Away

    Paris, France:  US Lance Armstrong rides during the 21st stage of the 92nd Tour de France cycling race between Corbeil-Essonnes and the Champs-Elysees in Paris, 24 July 2005. US Lance Armstrong secured his seventh Tour de France yellow jersey following the 21st and final stage of this year's race held over 144km between Corbeil-Essone and here Sunday.The 33-year-old Discovery Channel team rider finished the race with a 4min 40sec lead on Italian Ivan Basso with Germany's Jan Ullrich, the 1997 winner, finishing third on the podium at 6:21 behind Armstrong.  AFP PHOTO JAVIER SORIANO  (Photo credit should read JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Looks like there might not be a second act for Lance Armstrong in triathlons. While the scathing report released from the United States Anti-Doping Agency referred specifically to cycling, it may have repercussions with Armstrong’s ability to compete in triathlons as well. The investigation found that Armstrong’s professional relationship with Dr. Michele Ferrari, who received a lifetime ban from the agency in July, “continued even into preparation for Armstrong’s new career in triathlon.” Armstrong was already banned from the Ironman World Championship, and he is barred from any competitions that are governed by Olympic governing bodies, though some have given up certifications to allow him to compete.

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