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Former Tour de France winner Andy Schleck retires

BRUSSELS (AP) Former Tour de France winner Andy Schleck announced his retirement from cycling on Thursday, three months after the Luxembourger crashed out of cycling's premier event with a complicated knee injury. At 29, the one-time prodigy is ending his career at an age when many multi-stage racers are still in their prime. He was handed the 2010 Tour victory after Alberto...
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Andy Schleck angry with team over brother's firing

Andy Schleck is upset with his Tour de France team for cutting ties with older brother Frank Schleck. But he's not saying anything more to team leaders at RadioShack Leopard Trek because if he says what he really thinks ''they might use it against me and fire me as well.'' The 2010 Tour de France champion spoke before Friday's stage. A day earlier, key sponsor...
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July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Schleck denies taking banned substance

Luxembourg rider Frank Schleck denied taking any banned substance despite testing positive for a forbidden diuretic at the Tour de France, suggesting instead he may have been poisoned. The RadioShack Nissan Trek team leader said he ''formally rejects'' having taken any banned substance and requested the B sample to be tested. ''If this analysis confirms...
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July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Frank Schleck pulled from Tour de France for positive doping test

One of the biggest names in pro cycling ,Frank Schleck of Luxembourg has been pulled out of the Tour de France by his team RadioShack Nissan Trek after he failed a doping test. Schleck, 32, tested positive for the banned diuretic Xipamide in an anti-doping test taken from him on July 14.   Schleck had been in 12th place overall going into the second rest day on Tuesday.  He was...
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July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Schleck likely to miss Olympics

The RadioShack cycling team says Andy Schleck of Luxembourg is recovering from a spinal injury slower than expected and is likely to miss the London Olympics. The 2010 Tour de France champion crashed last month during the Criterium du Dauphine and is still unable to ride his bike without pain. RadioShack team doctor Andreas Goesele said in a statement Thursday that Schleck underwent...
Via Fox Olympics
July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Andy Schleck out of Tour de France due to injury

The parents of Andy Schleck say the 2010 Tour de France champion has pulled out of this year's race after injuring his back during the Criterium du Dauphine this month. Johny Schleck tells The Associated Press his son will not be able to ride for at least five weeks and is likely to miss the London Olympics as well. Schleck's mother, Gaby, tells the AP that her son has...
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June 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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