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Cyclist Floyd Landis accused of hacking into doping lab




Cyclist Floyd Landis accused of hacking into doping lab
Cyclist Floyd Landis accused of hacking into doping lab



http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/02/16/landis_anti_doping_hack_charges/ 

By John Leyden 
The Register
16th February 2010

French authorities have issued an arrest warrant against US cyclist 
Floyd Landis over allegations he hacked into an anti-doping lab 
computer.

Landis, 34, was stripped of his 2006 Tour de France title win after he 
tested positive for abnormal levels of testosterone. Landis appealed, 
but the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejected his assertion that 
his positive test was due to procedural mistakes by the laboratory back 
in 2008.

The cyclist, who maintains his is innocent of doping offences, is now 
accused of hacking into Chatenay-Malabry laboratory computer systems, a 
new allegation he strongly denies.

"It appears to be another case of fabricated evidence by a French lab 
who is still upset a United States citizen believed he should have the 
right to face his accusers and defend himself," Landis told the Los 
Angeles Times. He added that he'd received no notice of the charges from 
the French authorities.

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