Connect to share and comment

Lance Armstrong sued by U.S. government over sponsor money

By Jessica Dye (Reuters) - The U.S. government filed court documents Tuesday laying out its case against cyclist Lance Armstrong, who is accused of defrauding the Postal Service by taking millions of dollars in sponsorship money while flouting professional cycling rules by doping. The U.S. Department of Justice said in February it would join a whistleblower lawsuit brought in 2010 by Armstrong's former teammate, Floyd Landis, and on Tuesday filed its formal complaint.

French court throws out EDF guilty verdict in hacking case

* Appeals court throws out 1.5 million euro fine for EDF * Case brought to light while probing cyclist Floyd Landis By Chine Labbé and Alexandria Sage VERSAILLES, France, Feb 6 (Reuters) - A French appeals court on Wednesday threw out a 1.5 million euro ($2 million) fine against energy giant EDF, overturning a lower court's ruling that the company had been complicit in hacking the computers of Greenpeace in 2006.
Syndicate content