Armstrong Wants Apology From '60 Minutes'

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2011  |  Updated 12:18 PM CDT
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Attorneys for Texan Lance Armstrong -- who denies doping -- have demanded an on-air apology from the CBS program "60 Minutes" about a show that aired last month.

Lawyer Elliot Peters says the May 22 segment about Armstrong -- who lives in Austin -- was built on falsehoods.

The head of Switzerland's anti-doping lab denies that the seven-time Tour de France winner tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs at the 2001 Tour de Suisse.

CBS News spokesman Kevin Tedesco declined comment on the letter seeking an apology, but says: "We consider this the most thorough investigation into doping in the sport of cycling ever done."

Ex-teammate Tyler Hamilton alleges Armstrong talked about using a banned blood booster to prepare for his third Tour.

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