USADA formally charges Armstrong
Staff and wire reports June 29, 2012 11:28PM
Updated: August 1, 2012 6:18AM
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has filed formal charges against Lance Armstrong, accusing the seven-time Tour de France winner of using performance-enhancing drugs throughout the best years of his career.
The agency notified Armstrong, former team manager Johan Bruyneel and several other Armstrong team associates of the charges in a letter on Thursday.
Federer survives at Wimbledon: Roger Federer overcame a two-set deficit Friday at Wimbledon to avoid his earliest Grand Slam exit since 2004. The six-time champion found himself two points from defeat on six occasions but survived a tense fourth-set tiebreaker and beat Julien Benneteau in the third round, 4-6, 6-7 (3), 6-2, 7-6 (6), 6-1.
Johsnon wins Kentucky pole: Five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champ Jimmie Johnson overcame blustery wind to capture his first pole in more than a year when he edged Kyle Busch for the top spot Saturday at Kentucky Speedway with a top speed of 181.818 mph and a lap time of 29.700.
Sprinters Jones, Lezak return to Olympics: Cullen Jones is going to a second straight Olympics after an up-and-down couple of years. Jason Lezak is headed to London, too, as a 36-year-old father of two. They were part of a loaded field of medalists in the 100-meter freestyle final on Friday night at the U.S. swimming trials.
Nathan Adrian went in as the favorite and won in 48.10 seconds, fourth-fastest in the world this year. The sprinter who trains at California led at the turn and never let up.
Mahan leads AT&T National: Hunter Mahan made seven birdies in the stifling heat for a 6-under 65, giving him a two-shot lead going into the weekend at the AT&T National as he goes after a PGA Tour-leading third win of the year.
Roosevelt seeks girls hoops coach: Roosevelt is looking for a girls varsity basketball coach. Interested applicants should send their resumes to principal Terrance Little at firstname.lastname@example.org.