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As lawsuit looms USADA grant Armstrong extension

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Lance Armstrong, facing a multi-million-dollar lawsuit and reportedly the subject of a new criminal probe, has been given a bit of breathing room from the US Anti-Doping Agency. 

Banned US cyclist Lance Armstrong is shown in Austin, Texas on October 21, 2012. US Anti-Doping Agency chief Travis Tygart says Armstrong wants to help clean up cycling, and the agency has extended its deadline for the confessed cheat to cooperate to do so.

USADA gave him two more weeks to cooperate with anti-doping authorities by testifying under oath, now that the banned US cyclist has admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs.

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