Landis wins Stage 17, back in contention
MORZINE, France -- Written off as hopeless just a day earlier, Floyd Landis needed a once-in-a-lifetime ride Thursday to revive his sagging chances of victory in the Tour de France.
Did he ever deliver.
With a sensational display of brio and guts in the style of seven-time Tour champion Lance Armstrong, the American put himself back in the title hunt with a solo win in Thursday's last Alpine stage.
The astonishing rebound silenced nay-sayers -- including Landis
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