Thursday December 12, 2019

Tour de farce

Floyd Landis feels he was thrown to the wolves when he was stripped of the 2006 Tour de France after testing positive for testosterone. And he believes cycling has a long way to go to restore its reputation

8th July, 2018
Floyd Landis on his way to ultimate victory in the 2006 Tour de France: within two months he had been stripped of his title Photo: Getty

Floyd Landis couldn’t sleep last Monday night. A nagging question of timing was itching and itching at his mind, so he dragged himself up and went to his computer to check back across some dates.

It couldn’t be.

Surely not . . .

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