French cycling reacts: "Armstrong to lose Tour titles"

On Friday morning, Lance Armstrong's decision not to pursue the legal battle against USADA made headlines, and the immediate conclusion by the French media was that he will, in the near future, lose his seven Tour de France victories and be banned for life by the American Anti-Doping Agency. While the final outcome of the procedure still remains to be seen, the French cycling scene has reacted to the news, for the most part welcoming the new turn of events, but also regretting that it comes years after the American champion's most successful time.

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