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Rasmussen failed to report whereabouts before start of Tour

Updated: July 21, 2007, 8:53 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

MONTPELLIER, France -- Tour de France leader Michael Rasmussen acknowledged Friday that he made an "administrative error" involving drug-testing rules that prompted his expulsion from the Danish national cycling team.

Tour de France officials said Friday that Rasmussen missed two recent drug tests. A third no-show would be considered equivalent to a positive test and lead to a ban.

Denmark's cycling federation said Thursday that Rasmussen could no longer ride with the ...

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