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 performance-enhancing 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...