Banned cyclist Armstrong to face hearing in November

Lance Armstrong

Armstrong’s authorised group had wanted a hearing deferred until 2018 since of a intensity scheduling conflict

Banned cyclist Lance Armstrong’s quarrel opposite a $100m (£79m) lawsuit by a US supervision has been set for a hearing starting in Washington on 6 November.

He is indicted of rascal by intrigue while roving for a publicly saved US Postal Service team.

The lawsuit was filed by Armstrong’s former team-mate Floyd Landis before being assimilated by a supervision in 2013.

Armstrong was nude of his 7 Tour de France titles and criminialized for life in Aug 2012.

The 45-year-old won a 7 titles between 1999 and 2005. The US Postal Service sponsored a group between 1996 and 2004.

Armstrong certified to regulating drugs in all 7 of his Tour wins in Jan 2013 while Landis was nude of his 2006 Tour de France title for unwell a doping test.

The supervision wants Armstrong to compensate behind income a US Postal Service paid his group for sponsorship, and triple damages.

Landis could collect adult to 25% of any indemnification awarded.