Lance Armstrong formally banned from U.S. Masters Swimming events

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A few hours after FINA, the global organization that oversees aquatic sports, sent a letter to U.S. Masters Swimming recommending that Lance Armstrong be denied permission to swim in a Masters meet this weekend, USMS has banned the former cyclist from any future Masters swim meets.

So that would be the news breaking that he would race, FINA then objecting, Lance withdrawing and then U.S. Masters Swimming banning him, all in a few hours.

The internet is abuzz but confused.

Video source wsoctv.com

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3 Comments

    • tomvangeneugden on

      mreys_be startverbod voor Armstrong snap ik, en is goed, maar dat FINA dit oplegt vind ik schandalig.

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