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USADA head Travis Tygart received death threats

Updated: September 24, 2012, 10:59 AM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- The head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency tightened security at his organization after receiving several death threats during his investigation of Lance Armstrong.

"The Armstrong affair has prompted death threats against me. I received three of them, individual initiatives, in my opinion. Once again, the FBI dealt with that," Tygart said in an interview published Monday in French sports daily L'Equipe from USADA offices in Colorado Springs, Colo.

"The BALCO case changed everything; ...

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