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World's top 10 sports news in 2012

Updated: 2013-01-07 15:47
( Xinhua)

- Lance Armstrong, one of cycling's greatest heroes, fell from his throne, being labeled as a dope cheat for the past decade or so.

His fall from grace, surely the biggest anti-doping news of the year, put cycling in crisis. A 1,000-page report released by the US Anti-Doping Agency in October, not only justified the stripping of Armstrong's seven Tour de France titles and a lifetime ban on Aug 25, but also exposed many doping secrets in professional cycling.

World's top 10 sports news in 2012

Discovery Channel team rider Lance Armstrong of the US stands with hand on heart during the playing of national anthems after he won his seventh straight Tour de France in Paris, in this July 24, 2005 file photo. [Photo/Agencies]

Yearender cycling: Armstrong case sends shockwaves


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