Landis hearings take an early, unfortunate turn
MALIBU, Calif. -- The Floyd Landis doping arbitration hearing stalled and ran aground for much of the day Tuesday on a language barrier -- an embarrassing episode for a high-profile international proceeding.
An interpreter brought in to translate the first of what could be a parade of French-speaking witnesses from the lab where Landis' samples were tested was let go after it became clear he was not up to the task.
Analytical chemist Cynthia Mongongu, who processed Landis' disputed ...
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THE LANDIS HEARING
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency presented its case against Tour de France winner Floyd Landis over nine days in Monday. Bonnie D. Ford gives you the ins and outs of the arbitration hearing.
• What it all means
CAST OF CHARACTERS
• Who was there, what roles they played
THE CASE VS. LANDIS
• Breaking down the doping tests
AN ATHLETE'S STORY
• Former track star Butch Reynolds knows Landis' plight