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Retired judge Otton to lead UCI's Armstrong probe

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A former high-level judge will lead an independent probe into the cycling world governing body's handling of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal, the organisation announced Friday. 

Banned US cyclist Lance Armstrong speaks at the beginning of the annual Team Livestrong Challenge, which shows support for cancer survivors, in Austin, Texas on October 21. A former high-level judge will lead an independent probe into the cycling world governing body's handling of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal, the organisation announced Friday.

The panel, to be headed by former England and Wales appeals court judge Sir Philip Otton, "will look into the issues and allegations contained in the (United States Anti-Doping Agency) USADA decision relating to the Armstrong affair," the International Cyling Union (UCI) said on its website.

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