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Contador Guilty of Doping During Tour de France Win

Alberto Contador to be banned from racing for 2 years: appeals court

(Newser) - Three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador has been found guilty of doping during his 2010 victory, prompting a two-year ban on racing. The Spanish cyclist will also likely lose his title from that year—in addition, perhaps, to seeing all his racing wins in 2011 annulled. Contador tested positive... More »

Landis Can't Overturn Ban

Court upholds doping prohibition that cost cyclist '06 Tour de France title

(Newser) - Cyclist Floyd Landis lost perhaps his final chance to keep his 2006 Tour de France title today, the AP reports, with a key panel upholding a 2-year doping ban. The three-person Court of Arbitration for Sport said Landis’ drug test was the product of “less than ideal laboratory practices,... More »

Bladerunner Wins Appeal, Sets Sights on Olympics

Double amputee can compete in trials

(Newser) - Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee sprinter who wants the chance to compete in the Olympics on his carbon-fiber blades, has won his appeal. The Court of Arbitration for Sport revoked the IAAF's ban on the South African Paralympic champion, making Pistorius eligible to compete against able-bodied runners. The runner is eager... More »

Landis Says He'll Appeal Ruling, Fight for Title

Tour de France winner wants sports court to review panel's decision

(Newser) - US cyclist Floyd Landis' fight to retain his 2006 Tour de France title will go on, he tells ESPN.com. "I won the 2006 Tour de France fair and square," Landis writes on his website. That's why he is asking a Swiss-based sports court to reverse the split... More »

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