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Cycling sponsor suing UCI over Armstrong saga

Updated: November 4, 2012, 7:01 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Sportswear company Skins is suing cycling's governing body for $2 million, claiming its brand has been damaged by backing the sport as the Lance Armstrong doping scandal unraveled.

Skins, which was founded in Australia and is based in Switzerland, has sponsored cycling teams and riders for five years, and supplied race suits for the United States at the London Olympics.

While Skins has never sponsored Armstrong or the UCI, it wants compensation for the damage it says it ...

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