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Frank Schleck's 2nd sample positive

Updated: July 20, 2012, 12:38 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

PAU, France -- A backup sample confirms Frank Schleck tested positive for a banned diuretic at the Tour de France, but the star Luxembourg rider insisted Friday he is not guilty of doping.

The RadioShack Nissan Trek leader was pulled from the Tour on Tuesday after the International Cycling Union said he had tested positive for the banned diuretic Xipamide on July 14. He was in 12th place overall, 9 minutes, 45 seconds behind leader Bradley Wiggins.

Schleck continued to maintain his ...

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