Lance Armstrong to France Monday to begin training for Tour de France

- French sports daily L'Equipe Saturday is reporting that Lance Armstrong will arrive in France Monday to begin preparing for the Tour de France (July 3-25).  While Armstrong was not expected to compete in the Dauphiné Libéré (June 6-13), L'Equipe reports that a source tells them the Tour de Suisse (June 12-20) is also unlikely.  Armstrong is expected to begin training in and around his European base at Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat near Nice.

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