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Nike severs ties to Livestrong charity

indexToday Nike announced plans to cut ties with the Livestrong charity founded by Lance Armstrong.  Lance Armstrong was found to have been involved in using performance enhancing steroids which aided in his record-breaking Tour de France wins.

Armstrong, who started the charity in 1997 as the Lance Armstrong Foundation, was pushed off the board of directors in October and the organization later changed its formal name to Livestrong.

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