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Landis has hip surgery, hopes to train for Tour

Updated: October 2, 2006, 9:04 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

SAN DIEGO -- Floyd Landis, accused of doping during his Tour de France victory in July, has undergone right hip surgery without complication, according to the cyclist's spokesman, Michael Henson.

The two-hour procedure done Wednesday by Dr. David Chao revealed greater damage to Landis' hip than initially shown in MRI screenings, Henson said.

Landis' doctors chose a revolutionary "hip resurfacing" surgery, shaving off the damaged tip of the hip and substituting a metal ball, according ...

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