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WADA won't take part in doping probe

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The World Anti-Doping Agency said Tuesday it won't take part in an independent probe into the International Cycling Union's handling of doping in the sport, fearing it's too focused on Lance Armstrong. 

Head of the World Anti-Doping Agency John Fahey takes part in an anti-doping conference on November 12, 2012 in Paris. The World Anti-Doping Agency said Tuesday it won't take part in an independent probe into the International Cycling Union's handling of doping in the sport, fearing it's too focused on Lance Armstrong.

WADA president John Fahey made the announcement just as US Anti-Doping Agency chief executive Travis Tygart said the UCI's refusal to allow limited amnesty for witnesses who testify before the commission "calls into question" the union's commitment to a thorough investigation.

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