Armstrong http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31156/all en Cycling: US firm sues Armstrong over bonus money http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/cycling-us-firm-sues-armstrong-over-bonus-money-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A US insurance firm on Thursday filed a lawsuit against disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong seeking restitution of $12 million in bonus money paid to the American for his Tour de France triumphs.</p> <p>The Texas-based company, SCA Promotions, wants confessed dope cheat Armstrong to repay money the firm insured from his Tour victories in 2002, 2003 and 2004, after he was stripped of his record seven Tour titles last year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/cycling-us-firm-sues-armstrong-over-bonus-money-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Armstrong Lance Armstrong Sports Tour de France AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 20:01:09 +0000 5749332 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling: US firm sues Armstrong over bonus money http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/cycling-us-firm-sues-armstrong-over-bonus-money-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A US insurance firm filed a lawsuit against disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong on Thursday, demanding he return $12 million in bonus money paid for his Tour de France triumphs.</p> <p>Texas-based SCA Promotions wants the confessed dope cheat to repay money the firm paid out after insuring his Tour victories in 2002, 2003 and 2004, because he was stripped of his record seven Tour titles last year.</p> <p>"It is time now for Mr Armstrong to face the consequences of his actions. This includes returning all of the funds paid to him by SCA, which totals more than $12 million," the lawsuit said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/cycling-us-firm-sues-armstrong-over-bonus-money-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Armstrong Entertainment Lance Armstrong Road bicycle racing Tour de France AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 21:00:34 +0000 5749379 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling: Armstrong hit with lawsuit over bonus payouts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/cycling-armstrong-hit-lawsuit-over-bonus-payouts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Lance Armstrong could be forced to testify under oath about his doping after a US insurance firm filed a lawsuit Thursday demanding the disgraced US cyclist return $12 million in bonus money payments.</p> <p>Texas-based SCA Promotions paid the now admitted dope cheat bonus money for his Tour de France triumphs after insuring his victories and wants him to repay it because he was stripped of his record seven Tour titles last year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/cycling-armstrong-hit-lawsuit-over-bonus-payouts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Armstrong Entertainment Sports Tour de France AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 03:46:04 +0000 5749599 at http://www.globalpost.com