FLOYD LANDIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Landis and Zabriskie will line up at 2017 Tour of Battenkill

Floyd Landis and Dave Zabriskie will return to competition in 2017 during the pro/am event of the Tour of the Battenkill gran fondo in May. Landis’ cannabis product business, Floyd’s of Leadville, has signed on as presenting sponsor for the event, which grew out of the former UCI and National Racing Calendar event of the same name. The one-day, 120km tour includes a pro/am...
Via Cycling News
December 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Floyd Landis: dopers will always be one step ahead

Floyd Landis has described the current anti-doping system as a ‘mafia’, and has argued that, as was understood to be the case when he was racing, those who use banned products will always be one step ahead of those trying to catch them. The 2006 Tour de France champion – stripped of his title soon after he’d won it – was speaking to L’Equipe as part of an feature looking...
Via Cycling News
December 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Floyd Landis, pro cyclist who admitted to doping, selling high-grade weed in Colorado

LEADVILLE — Floyd Landis’ perfect life began to unravel within days of winning the Tour de France a decade ago last month. He tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. Like every other racer caught doping, he denied it and then launched several years of expensive, and yet fruitless litigation. The scrutiny weighed heavy as he was ostracized from his tribe for following...
Via The Denver Post
August 16, 2016

Jon Jones suspended; Commission reveals drug test results

Jon Jones has been temporarily suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission as a result of a positive drug test administered by USADA (United States Anti-Doping Agency) ahead of his previously scheduled bout at UFC 200. The Nevada Commission voted unanimously on Monday to suspend Jones pending a full hearing at a later date, most likely in late summer 2016. According to the...
Via FOX Sports
July 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Landis: Lance Armstrong has become the self-appointed hypocrisy police

Floyd Landis has reacted to the news that former rider Michael Boogerd has been handed a two-year doping ban for violations he made almost a decade ago. The American, who rode for US Postal and Phonak during his own career and was stripped of the 2006 Tour de France title, has already commented on Lance Armstrong’s reaction to Boogerd’s ban. “My first thought upon reading...
Via Cycling News
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Armstrong-Landis battle escalates in whistleblower case

The bickering between Lance Armstrong and his former teammate Floyd Landis continues to escalate as Armstrong’s lawyers call Landis’ attempts to get him to give exact details of his past doping “abusive, unreasonable and oppressive”. Armstrong admitted to doping in January 2013, several months after the US Anti-Doping Agency banned him for life following a lengthy investigation...
Via Cycling News
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Armstrong girlfriend must testify, Landis to produce records

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The judge presiding over the federal government's fraud lawsuit against Lance Armstrong has ruled that the cyclist's girlfriend will have to give sworn testimony. Judge Christopher Cooper in Washington, D.C., also ruled that former teammate Floyd Landis must turn over records of investigations into his own previous doping case. The decisions come in a case that...
Via Associated Press
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

2 Armstrong associates settle lawsuit with Landis

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Two of Lance Armstrong's longtime business partners have agreed to pay the federal government $500,000 to settle a whistleblower lawsuit filed by a former teammate, Floyd Landis. Notice of the agreement with Bill Stapleton, Armstrong's longtime agent, and Bart Knaggs, one of Armstrong's business partners, was filed this week in federal court documents. They also...
Via Associated Press
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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