Friday, August 31, 2012

Sheryl Crow helped Feds build anti-doping case against her 'drugs cheat' ex Lance Armstrong

Sheryl Crow has been interviewed by officials as part of the long-running Lance Armstrong doping investigation, it has been revealed.

The superstar singer was roped in to the scandal last year, when federal agents grilled her as they were preparing a case against the seven-time Tour de France champion.

Mr Armstrong was stripped of his titles last month after he announced he would stop fighting accusations that he used illegal techniques over the course of his career.

Ms Crow, who dated the sportsman from 2003 to 2006 and was engaged to marry him before their break-up, helped agents with their inquiries in late 2011, according to the Daily News.

The officials were working on a case which was set to go before a grand jury, though no charges were ever filed.

Anti-doping authorities announced a new probe into Mr Armstrong's past in June, and two months later the cyclist decided he would no longer contest the charges. Read More