Cancer charity drops Armstrong name
Published 15/11/2012 | 06:38
Lance Armstrong's cancer fighting charity has formally dropped him from its name and will officially be known as the Livestrong Foundation.
The US Anti-doping agency revealed evidence of performance-enhancing drug use by Armstrong and his team-mates.
Foundation spokeswoman Katherine McLane said the name change was approved by the Texas Secretary of State on October 30.
Armstrong had previously stepped-down as chairman of the foundation and last week resigned from its board of directors.
Ms McLane said the charity's supporters recognise its already popular Livestrong brand, which the foundation has used for several years to raise money for cancer survivors programmes.