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Ooh la Landis! French chase 'hacker' Floyd

Remember when American Floyd Landis didn't really win the Tour de France because of a little problem with his blood? The French sure do and now they think he might have broken into a computer system that held his test results.

French anti-doping officials have revealed that a French judge issued an arrest warrant for Landis two weeks ago. He is wanted for questioning over a computer hacking incident at the Chatenay-Malabry laboratory in 2006.

That was the year Landis was stripped of his Tour de France victory after doping tests -- which were processed at that lab -- disqualified him due to high testosterone levels.

Landis tried to use the hacking incident during his appeals process to show that the lab was mishandling the data. It did not work and he was banned for two years.

Landis has denied the charges and said he has not been contacted about the warrant.

Landis said: "It appears to be another case of fabricated evidence by a French lab that is still upset a US citizen believed he should have the right to face his accusers and defend himself."


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