Armstrong Announces New Team For 2010 Tour

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

ANNECY, France (AP) - Lance Armstrong and Radio Shack are forming a new cycling team that will compete in next year's Tour de France.

The seven-time tour winner made the announcement Thursday in a video on his Livestrong web site. He also is expected to compete in running and triathlon events for Team Radioshack beginning in 2010.

Armstrong said in a statement he hopes to leverage the power of the electronics store chain to help his Livestrong Foundation in its fight against cancer.

The 37-year-old cancer survivor came out of retirement this year to ride for the Kazakh-funded Astana team. He is in third place overall after Thursday's time trial.

(Copyright 2009 By The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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