Dallas County Judge Tonya Parker refused to stop the original
arbitration panel from considering whether Dallas-based SCA
Promotions should be able to recoup the millions it paid Armstrong
during his Tour de France winning streak, according to court
documents filed on Wednesday.
SCA attorney Jeff Tillotson said on Wednesday that the panel is
scheduled to meet March 17 to consider his request that Armstrong
pay back the millions in prize money because he had denied under
oath that his seven championships were fueled by
Armstrong's lawyers argued in court last week that the original
settlement from 2006 was binding. Armstrong's attorney Tim Herman
could not be reached for comment on Wednesday.
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The bonus money from SCA is for three of Armstrong's seven Tour de
France victories. The American cyclist was stripped of his titles
and handed a lifetime ban in 2012 after a U.S. Anti-Doping
(Reporting by Lisa Maria Garza; Editing by Ken Wills)
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