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Lawyers' request for delay denied by arbitrators

Updated: April 29, 2007, 1:11 AM ET
By Bonnie DeSimone | Special to ESPN.com

An arbitration hearing to consider doping charges against embattled Tour de France winner Floyd Landis will go on as scheduled for May 14 in Los Angeles despite a delay request by Landis' lawyers.

Last week, Landis' legal team e-mailed arbitrators to request that the hearing be delayed by at least four weeks, saying they needed more time to review potential new evidence against him. But Saturday, Landis spokesman Michael Henson said arbitrators denied the request.

The request was made ...

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