The government joined the case in 2013 after Armstrong publicly admitted using performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France seven times.
It came nearly seven years after the government joined a lawsuit filed by Floyd Landis, a former teammate of the seven-time Tour de France victor.
Landis, himself a former Tour victor caught cheating, would be entitled to up to 25 percent of any money recovered.
The US government is suing Armstrong on behalf of the US Postal Service (USPS) and is seeking $100 million (AUD$130 million) in damages.
Armstrong'attorneys had argued in his defense saying that USPS suffered no damages and in fact received far more positive value from the $32.3 million in sponsorship money it paid.
After losing his sponsorships, being stripped of his titles and awards, and finally stepping down as chairman from his cancer foundation in 2012, Armstrong also lost a separate fraud lawsuit in 2015.
Armstrong settled a long-running dispute with Dallas-based insurer SCA Promotions for $7.5 million in 2015. "(But) disregarding any benefits USPS received from the sponsorship could bestow the government with an undeserved windfall. The court found the fallout surrounding Armstrong's widely publicized 2013 confession that he used performance enhancing drugs during his career could lead a jury to conclude the USPS's brand was damaged as a result of its association with Armstrong.
Pittsburgh-area gasoline prices fall to $2.56
The average gas price in Rockford is now 18.9 cents lower than a month ago, but 65.7 cents higher than this same time past year . The U.S. average dropped 7.1 cents during the past month but moved up 57.9 cents during the past 12 months.
The case will now move to a jury trial where damages will be decided. "The same could be said of Landis, whose role in this entire affair some would view as less than pure".
Elliot R. Peters, an attorney for Armstrong, told the Post,"A$3 s the Court's opinion reveals, there is no actual evidence of any quantifiable financial harm to the USPS".
He is accused of orchestrating one of the most sophisticated doping schemes in sports.
"The U.S. Postal Service benefited tremendously from its sponsorship of the cycling team".
Lance Armstrong faces the prospect of "financial ruin" after he failed to block a $100m (£80m) lawsuit brought by the U.S. government against him and his former team.
On Monday, a federal judge opened the door for a government lawsuit to peddle its way to trial. The media frenzy that followed pushed the agency to sign the team for another five years.
The resolution, which was unanimously adopted in December 2015, aims to establish governance and come up with a new constitution. However, Russia, Iran and Turkey agreed that the rebels should take part in UN-led peace talks opening in Geneva on February 20.
Experts heaped praise on Ford, insisting his skills as a pilot helped him land the plane without threatening any lives. On a recording of his dispatch with air traffic control, Ford asks, " Was that airliner meant to be underneath me? ".
February 2006: Snow piled up to 26.9 inches over more than two days, forcing city officials to cancel flights and rail service. Residents are asked to remove any vehicles from the roadway to assist the Department of Public Works in removing the snow.
Firefighters were examining them to find out whether they had to be taken to the hospital, the German news agency dpa reported. According to live flight tracking website flightradar24.com some flights were diverted to other airports after the incident.
But Cole Black, who is 45 and from Fuquay-Varina, spoke in favor of the services provided by Planned Parenthood. Reporter Ashley Collins reported live from the scene of a protest against Planned Parenthood in Naples.
Up until about 2012 , Kim Jong Nam was said to be, a Chinese administrative region the Week once compared to Las Vegas. He was also said to be close to Jang Song-thaek, who was reportedly executed in a 2013 purge ordered by Kim Jong-un.
All nine agents confirmed that Flynn had extensive contact with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak before and after the election. But U.S. officials are now saying that the sanctions were also a topic of conversation.
On both models the TRD Sport means there are new bumpers, as well as numerous black-finish exterior bits and pieces. Toyota is the most recent culprit, with the new TRD trims on the Tundra and Sequoia (yes, Toyota still makes that).
He posted a.291/.320/.416 slash line in 2016, although Buchanan reported he was dealing with a hairline fracture in his left hand. Phillips' departure also means Jose Peraza will be the starter while second baseman prospect Dilson Herrera gets more experience.
Australian Day had to contend with driving wind and rain over his last four holes before organisers halted play at 1:34 p.m. Elsewhere in golf, Tiger Woods has announced he will not compete in his next two scheduled tournaments due to back spasms.
ICE released a statement saying it will continue to focus on deporting people who have a felony conviction and a removal order. Police ultimately removed the protester from the wheel, arrested a total of six people, and the van drove away.
USA bridges structurally deficient; 900 in Texas
Louisiana's top structurally deficient bridges are in Caddo, Jefferson, Calcasieu, Orleans, Bossier, Ouachita and St. The state has already identified 4,075 bridges that need fix , which comes with a price tag of $12 billion.
County reports third flu death
Additionally, if you feel any flu symptoms, it is smart to go to the doctor and get tested for influenza as soon as possible. Only hospitalized cases of flu, pediatric flu death or Novel Influenza A cases are reportable to the local health department.
Teva Claws Its Way Back With Earnings, Revenue Beat
The company reported $1.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.36 by $0.02. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited's quarterly revenue was up 33.0% compared to the same quarter previous year .
7 magnitude quake rocks Surigao City
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Damage has been also found on the runway of the Surigao City Domestic Airport, forcing the cancellation of all flights.
Semenya has to wait for London gold — IAAF
The decision sees Semenya add a second Olympic title to her name having emerged victorious in the 800m in Rio previous year . Savinova won the race in a world-leading time of 1:56.19, beating the South African favourite into second place.