Armstrong fends off latest doping claims

Seven time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has been forced to fend off new claims of doping during his historic winning streak, on the eve of the launch of another book by investigative journalist David Walsh titled From Landis to Lance: Inside the American Doping Controversy at the Tour de France. The Irishman's last title on the topic, L.A. Confidential: The Secrets Of Lance Armstrong, was controversial, despite never being published in English, due to allegations that Armstrong had doped during his career.

In a to the point interview with Sports Illustrated, the American has again flatly denied having ever taken performance enhancing drugs.

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