Armstrong to attend last 2 days of Tour de France

Austin: A spokesman for Lance Armstrong says the seven-time Tour de France champion plans to attend the final two days of this year`s race.

Armstrong’s spokesman Mark Higgins says Armstrong will attend the time trial in Grenoble on July 23 before going to Paris on the race`s final day to host a party for Team Radioshack supporters.

Federal authorities are investigating whether Armstrong and his former US Postal team participated in a systematic doping program. Armstrong, who won the Tour every year from 1999-2005, has steadfastly denied doping and has never failed a drug test.

He also plans to ride in part of the 39th annual RAGBRAI in Iowa, which runs July 24-30.

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