Sports whistleblowers carry the can as their sports end up suffering too

Sports need to do more to respond to whistleblowers

31st July, 2016
Floyd Landis pictured here in the yellow jersey on his last appearance in the Tour de France in 2006 Pic: Getty

‘Hey man, sorry for the slow reply,” reads the message. “I’ve been out riding the bike around Normandy for some inexplicable reason.” It turns out that Floyd Landis has been back in the saddle.

Stripped of the Tour de France in 2006, and bullied by both the peloton and governing authorities in order to remain silent until he could take no more so that in 2010 he had to...

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