The USADA charges

The USADA charges against Armstrong (in brief):

1998: Possession and use of EPO in Spain.

1999: Possession and use of EPO; ‘positive’ for cortisone; EPO use at Tour de France; testosterone use and administration at Tour de France.

2000: Involvement in U. S. Postal blood doping programme; avoiding drug-testing in Spain.

2001: Blood doping, use of EPO; suspicious EPO test in Switzerland.

2002: Trafficking of testosterone; team doping.

2003: Blood doping, EPO use at Tour de France.

2005: Blood transfusions; EPO use.

2009 and 2010: Samples during Tour de France consistent with blood doping.

General: Refusal to testify; avoided testers; false statements in various investigations.