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Behind The Headlines: The Fall Of Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong was once one of the most powerful brands in sports and philanthropy. His personal victories over cancer and his triumphs on the bicycle inspired people around the world. But a sprawling investigation into whether he cheated recently reached a breaking point, as former teammates and associates turned over evidence that led to Armstrong being stripped of his titles. We examine the scope and impact of Armstrong's downfall.

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