Floyd Landis

  • Lance Armstrong's lawyers ask judge to dismiss fraud case July 24, 2013

    Washington: Lawyers for disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong said on Tuesday that Armstrong's former teammate Floyd Landis should be barred from suing Armstrong for fraud because Landis, like Armstrong, took performanceenhancing drugs. In papers filed in US District Court in Washington, Armstrong's lawyers asked a judge to dismiss the lawsuit Landis filed...
  • Tour de France unveils special route for centenary October 24, 2012

    Paris: While the sports world comes to terms with the Lance Armstrong doping scandal, Tour de France organisers unveiled a mountainous, prestigious route for the 100th edition of the world's greatest cycling race on Wednesday. The 2013 Tour, which will start from Corsica, will take l'Alpe d'Huez's 21 hairpins twice...
  • Athletes who were made to pay for dope taint August 27, 2012

    August 25, 2012, was a black day in cycling history when the legendary Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and handed a life ban from the game. The cycling world was mortified the moment the inspirational motivator and iconic Armstrong was tagged as a dope...
  • Landis appeal hearing ends, decision expected in June March 26, 2008

    New York: Disgraced American cyclist Floyd Landis will have to wait until June at the earliest for a ruling on an appeal to overturn his positive doping test at the 2006 Tour de France after a five-day hearing ended on Monday. Landis, who has denied wrongdoing, made his final appeal in...
  • Pereiro named winner of 2006 Tour de France October 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Floyd Landis is no longer the 2006 Tour de France champion. In a special ceremony in Madrid, Oscar Pereiro was officially recognised as winner of the 2006 edition - 15 months after the race. "Finally, we have a winner and it's Oscar. Oscar, you have won the Tour out...
  • Landis charged with doping offence September 23, 2006

    North Carolina (US): Tour de France winner Floyd Landis has been charged with a doping offence by the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) which he will contest, his attorney said on Friday. Landis tested positive for the male sex hormone testosterone following a decisive stage of this year's Tour de France. He was...
  • Sprinter Marion Jones fails drug test August 19, 2006

    North Carolina (USA): Triple Olympic sprint champion Marion Jones has failed an initial doping test, a source familiar with the test said. The positive test of Jones's A sample occurred at the June US championships in Indianapolis, the source, who did not wish to be identified, said. US media reported the blood-boosting...