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Landis Can't Overturn Ban

Court upholds doping prohibition that cost cyclist '06 Tour de France title
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 30, 2008 12:23 PM CDT

(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, but not lies, fraud, forgery or cover-ups” as the American claimed. (Read more performance-enhancing drugs stories.)

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