Court Dismisses Lance Armstrong Lawsuit Against USADA

Disputing Blog
August 22, 2012

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division, held that Lance Armstrong agreed to arbitrate at least some of his claims. The court found that Armstrong agreed to abide by USA Cycling’s rules and those rules incorporate the USADA Protocol, which requires athletes to contest doping sanctions through arbitration. In addition, the court, citing R-7 of the Supplementary Procedures, concluded that “Armstrong clearly and unmistakably agreed to arbitrate the question of arbitrability.”

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