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Lance denies LeMond's payoff claim

Updated: July 19, 2010, 1:06 AM ET
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AX-3 DOMAINES, France -- Lance Armstrong dismissed as "nonsense" a reported claim by Greg LeMond that the seven-time Tour de France champion tried to pay someone $300,000 to say LeMond used a banned drug.

LeMond, a three-time Tour de France champion, told the German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung's weekend issue that Armstrong tried to implicate him "by all means" in a scandal involving EPO, a performance enhancer.

According to a report Friday in the Daily News of New York, LeMond ...

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