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Floyd Landis convicted in absentia

Updated: November 10, 2011, 3:38 PM ET
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NANTERRE, France -- Disgraced American cyclist Floyd Landis was convicted by a French court Thursday for his role in hacking into the computers of the anti-doping lab that caught him cheating at the 2006 Tour de France.

The court in Nanterre, west of Paris, handed Landis and former coach Arnie Baker 12-month suspended sentences for benefiting from information culled from computers at the Chatenay-Malabry lab.

State prosecutors had sought an 18-month suspended sentence against both ...

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