Spectator Death, Squabbles Rock Tour de France

No one has tested positive for drugs, but spirits are still low
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 19, 2009 1:03 PM CDT

(Newser) – Cycling can't seem to catch a break. Despite a clean record on drug tests, this year's Tour de France will be wrapping up under dark clouds. Between the death of a 61-year-old spectator, a pellet-gun attack on riders, and accusations of sabotage between teams and individuals, the race itself has taken a backseat, Australia's News Network reports.
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