20 May 2011 1:51 PM, PDT | Pop2it | See recent Pop2it news »

Is no superstar athlete sacred?

Apparently not. Lance Armstrong is the latest in record holding athletes to be accused of using and abusing performance enhancing steroids during his tenure on the bike -- Though this definitely isn't the first time he's faced such allegations.

Former teammate Tyler Hamilton will appear on "60 Minutes" this Sunday (May 22), claiming to have witnessed the seven-time Tour De France champion use the performance enhancer Epo in preparation for the 1999, 2000 and 2001 races.

"I saw it in his refrigerator and I saw him inject it more than one time," Hamilton says. "Like we all did many, many times."

Armstrong maintains that he did no such drugs, despite several accusations throughout his career, including a 2004 book titled "L. A. Confidentiel -- Les secrets de Lance Armstrong" and a 2005 lawsuit filed by his former personal assistant. Hamilton's appearance also comes one year after Floyd Landis admitted to doping himself, »

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