Four U.S. Cyclists Get Immunity in Armstrong Case, Paper Reports

Four U.S. bicyclists have received temporary immunity in return for their confession of dope abuse and testimony in a case against Lance Armstrong, De Telegraaf reported today, citing unidentified people familiar with the situation.

Levi Leipheimer, David Zabriskie, George Hincapie and Christian Vande Velde will be suspended for six months from September, the paper reported. Jonathan Vaughters, now team manager of Garmin-Sharp, is also testifying against Armstrong, the paper reported.

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