Monday Sept. 8, 2008
UNDATED (AP) -- A cycling journal says Lance Armstrong will end
his retirement and hopes to compete in the 2009 Tour de France, as
well as the Tour de Georgia and other races.
The cycling journal VeloNews is reporting on its Web site that
the 36-year-old seven-time Tour de France champion will compete in
five road races with the Astana team next year.
Armstrong's manager Mark Higgins did not immediately respond to
a voice mail left by The Associated Press. VeloNews reports Armstrong will compete in the Amgen Tour of California, Paris-Nice, the Tour de Georgia and the Dauphine-Libere.
VeloNews, which says Vanity Fair will publish an extensive
article detailing Armstrong's comeback, says the cyclist will race
for no salary or bonuses and post his internally tested blood work
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