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WADA wanted Armstrong to face tribunal
17:38 AEST Fri Aug 24 2012
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WADA chief John Fahey said Lance Armstrong's decision not to fight drug charges would be seen as an admission of guilt and he was disappointed the American would not face a tribunal.

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"I would have liked to see the accusations, the innuendo, the rumours that have been going round for years tested in an open tribunal and a proper process, whatever the outcome was, so the whole world would have known what the facts were," he told ABC radio.

Armstrong maintains his innocence but the World Anti-Doping Agency boss, an Australian, said the seven Tour de France winner's decision not to challenge the charges could only been as an admission of guilt.

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"There can be no other interpretation," he said.

The US Anti-Doping Agency said the American rider will be stripped of his Tour de France titles after he announced he would no longer fight the charges that have stained his legacy.

Armstrong's decision came after a US federal court dismissed his lawsuit against USADA on Monday, paving the way for the agency to continue its case against him.


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