Landis stripped of Tour title for doping, unsure on appeal
PARIS -- Floyd Landis lost his expensive and explosive doping case Thursday when arbitrators upheld the results of a test that showed the 2006 Tour de France champion used synthetic testosterone to fuel his spectacular comeback victory.
The decision means Landis, who repeatedly has denied using performance-enhancing drugs, must forfeit his Tour de France title and is subject to a two-year ban, retroactive to Jan. 30, 2007. According to hearing documents, the vote was 2-1 to uphold the results, ...
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THE LANDIS CASE
After almost two years of controversy and court rooms, Floyd Landis' fight is over. The Court of Arbitration for Sport announced it upheld an arbitration panel's ruling that the cyclist used performance-enhancers during his 2006 Tour de France win.
CAS DECISION• Landis loses appeal to retain Tour title
THE APPEAL• Landis says he'll appeal to CAS
THE RULINGNEWS AND ANALYSIS
• Pereiro receives yellow jersey
• Armstrong blasts decision to ban Landis
• Landis says anti-doping system is corrupt, unfair
• Attorney says Landis' doping case discouraging
• Ford: Ruling still leaves many questions
• Landis banned two years, will lose Tour title
• What's your take on Landis?
MAY 2007 -- HEARING COVERAGEDay 10
• Testimony returns to science
• DeSimone: Landis grilled on final day
• Landis cross-examination centers on manager
• Landis defense disputes data
• Landis' ex-manager enters rehab
MORE• Hearing: Who was there, what roles they played
• Breaking down the doping tests