Armstrong could race in '09 Tour if he feels 'welcome'

Updated: October 21, 2008, 4:59 PM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- Lance Armstrong could still race in the 2009 Tour de France, as long as race organizers make him feel welcome, Astana team director Johan Bruyneel said Tuesday.

"For the moment, we are going to determine his program based on where he is really welcome and invited ... and we will see about the rest," Bruyneel told The Associated Press. "So the main thing is that he is definitely not excluding riding in the Tour, but it would have to be in an atmosphere that is serene and respectful."

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