Tour de France organisers said they were against re-attributing Lance Armstrong's seven wins as the sport's doping crisis claimed a new victim -- Johan Bruyneel, one of the disgraced American's closest allies.
Christian Prudhomme (R), seen here talking to Lance Armstrong during the 92nd Tour de France, in 2005. Tour de France director Prudhomme said he was against re-attributing disgraced Armstrong's seven victories in the world's most prestigious cycling race.
Armstrong, who denies taking banned substances, has been accused by the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) of being at the heart of "the most sophisticated, professionalised and successful doping programme" ever seen in sport.
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