Armstrong confirmed for Luxembourg

Reuters - Wed, 26 May 15:13:00 2010

Seven-times Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong will continue his preparations for the world's greatest race by taking part in the Tour of Luxembourg next week.

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The American, who crashed out of the Tour of California last week, featured in an eight-man squad unveiled by Radioshack as he is looking to get more racing days ahead of the Tour.

Armstrong's season has been hampered by illness and last week's crash.

The 38-year-old Texan sustained facial injury when he crashed during the fifth stage of the Tour of California.

The Tour of Luxembourg runs from June 2-6.

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