Former cyclist Lance Armstrong has completed a lawsuit brought by an insurance company that paid him $3m (£1. 9m) for successes while doping.

The American was
stripped of his seven Tour de France titles before
acknowledging he took performance-enhancing drugs.

Nebraska-based Acceptance Insurance said the particular Texan’s drug use meant their own policy with him was void.

Armstrong, 42, is also being sued for sponsorship cash his US Postal team received from 1998-2004.

The US Proper rights Department announced in February it will join the 2010 ‘whistleblowing’ suit filed by ex-US Postal driver Floyd Landis, who himself admitted using drugs throughout his profession.

A federal judge is expected to principle on Armstrong’s request to dismiss that suit in the next 30 days.

Their settlement with Acceptance Insurance arrives a day before he was because of give sworn testimony in court over the case.

He was prohibited for life by the United States Anti-Doping Agency in August 2012 and removed of the seven Tour de Italy titles he won between 99 and 2005.

Armstrong, who furthermore
had to return the time-trial bronze medal he gained at the 2000 Olympics after their confession to television host Oprah Winfrey in January, was reported to become
worth $125m (£78m) earlier this year.

Last week he told the particular BBC he would testify with “100% transparency and honesty” at any future inquiry into doping.