A sports promotion insurer may take legal action against cyclistLance Armstrong after a U.S. anti-doping committee moved to striphim of his tour wins and offered mounds of evidence supportingclaims of cheating.

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Over the weekend, The New York Times reports thatArmstrong could be sued by SCA Promotions torecoup $7.5 million the insurer paid out to cover a performancebonus for one of Armstrong's Tour de France wins.

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The Times says the United States Anti-Doping agencyreport, released last week, detailed Armstrong's cheating and sayshe lied under oath during the SCA hearing.

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SCA refused to pay the bonus after a book came out in 2004 thatsaid Armstrong was cheating. SCA paid Armstrong in 2006 after aprolonged arbitration process.

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A lawyer for SCA was quoted by the Times as saying the companyplanned to recoup its payment.

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The policy was secured by the United States Postal Service whichwas sponsoring Armstrong and promised him a bonus for his win. ThePostal Service took out the policy to protect itself.

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An attorney for Armstrong was quoted as saying that under theterms of the settlement, SCA could not reopen thelitigation.

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