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Lance Armstrong sued by firm seeking repayment of $12 million

Lance Armstrong sued by firm seeking repayment of $12 million
Lance Armstrong has admitted to using performance enhancing drugs. (Nathalie Magnie / Getty Images)

A promotion company based sued Lance Armstrong on Thursday, seeking the repayment of $12 million in bonuses that the firm paid Armstrong for winning the Tour de France.

Dallas-based SCA Promotions, which contends it was conned out of the money by Armstrong, filed the suit in a Dallas court.

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Armstrong won the Tour de France a record seven times in a row between 1999 and 2005. But he recently admitted to using performance enhancing drugs and the United States Anti-Doping Agency stripped him of his titles in 2012.

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