1. Lance Meets Goliath

    Justice Dept. Joins Armstrong Suit

    VERBIER, SWITZERLAND - JULY 19:  Lance Armstrong of USA and team Astana crosses the finishline at the end of stage 15 of the 2009 Tour de France from Pontarlier to Verbier on July 19, 2009 in Verbier, Switzerland. Armstrong stands second in the overall standings after stage 15 with 1 minute and 37 seconds behind his teammate, new race leader Alberto Contador of Spain.  (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Lance Armstrong

    Armstrong in 2009 Tour de France. (Jasper Juinen/Getty)

    Bad news Lance, the big dogs have arrived. The United States Justice Department announced Friday the decision to join the civil law suit against former cyclist Lance Armstrong. U.S. officials insist that he “defrauded” the government by using performance-enhancing drugs while riding for the U.S. Postal Service—who gave him upward of $30 million in sponsorship money. The feds will join Armstrong’s former teammate Floyd Landis, who is suing him on background of eyewitness accounts of his doping. According to sources close to the government, the question of whether or not to get involved in the case has been up for debate since 2010.

    Suing him for the use of performance-enhancing drugs.

    Here's a history of Lance's doping denials.

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