Courtroom twists muffle Landis' doping denials
MALIBU, Calif. -- Taking the stand in your own defense is often viewed as a risky maneuver. Floyd Landis, however, had little choice Saturday.
Landis has spoken out frequently and freely in the months since he was accused of using synthetic testosterone to help him win last year's Tour de France. Clamming up now, at a public hearing he requested, surely would have been seen as suspect by fans and cynics -- not to mention the three arbitrators who will decide the case.
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The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's case against Tour de France winner Floyd Landis started Monday. Bonnie DeSimone gives you the ins and outs of the arbitration hearing.
• Testimony returns to science
• Landis defense disputes data
• Landis' ex-manager enters rehab
• What it all means
CAST OF CHARACTERS
• Who will be there, what roles they will play
THE CASE VS. LANDIS
• Breaking down the doping tests
AN ATHLETE'S STORY
• Ex-track star Reynolds knows Landis' plight
• Events since Landis' 2006 Tour de France win