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Armstrong fined for missed sign-in

Updated: July 6, 2009, 12:30 PM ET
Associated Press

LA GRANDE MOTTE, France -- Lance Armstrong will be fined for failing to sign in before Monday's third stage of the Tour de France.

All riders are required to sign in before every stage. Tour competition director Jean-Francois Pescheux said the seven-time champion would receive the standard fine, equivalent to $92.

"He didn't sign in. ... The rules are clear: If he doesn't sign in, he will be fined," Pescheux said.

Pescheux also criticized Armstrong for not making himself ...

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