Posted June 22, 2012 on AP on Fox
Lance Armstrong's former team coach says he's skipping this year's Tour de France amid allegations he helped Armstrong use performance-enhancing drugs during his seven tour victories from 1999-2005. Johan Bruyneel, who currently coaches the Radioshack-Nissan-Trek team, says he doesn't want the allegations raised by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to be a distraction for the team and the race. Armstrong and Bruyneel say they are innocent. Bruyneel led every one of Armstrong's Tour de France victories. Bruyneel announced his decision Friday in a statement on Twitter and his website.

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