A Dutch newspaper reported on Thursday that four of Lance Armstrong's former teammates have testified against him in exchange for partial immunity from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. Holland's De Telegraaf cited unnamed "well-informed sources" in its claim that George Hincapie, Jonathan Vaughters, Levi Leipheimer, David Zabriskie, and Christian Vande Velde had admitted to doping and cut a deal with USADA, whereby they would receive curtailed, six-month suspensions to be served over the winter if they gave evidence against Armstrong. A spokesperson for Zabriskie and Vande Velde categorically denied the claims. "We can confirm that our Tour team is entirely focused on the Tour and media reports of suspensions are untrue," a Slipstream Sports statement read. USADA CEO Travis Tygart condemned the report as witness intimidation, saying that attempts to bully those who are willing to testify against Armstrong "cannot be tolerated."
Read more at ESPN