FLOYD LANDIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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

Floyd Landis starts cannabis product business in Colorado

Floyd Landis has confirmed to Cyclingnews that he has created a company that will sell cannabis infused products, with his ‘Floyd’s of Leadville’ brand set to officially launch on June 30 with an event open to 300 guests. Recreational use of cannabis and was made legal in 2014 in Colorado, sparking a multi-million dollar industry. Anyone over the age of 21 can grow, possess...
Via Cycling News
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Armstrong wins partial victory in Landis whistleblower suit

Lance Armstrong and his former US Postal Service (USPS) team associates scored a potentially major victory this week in the whistleblower suit brought by Floyd Landis under the Federal False Claims Act (FCA) in 2010. US District Judge Christopher R. Cooper agreed to allow an important milestone in the case from 2014 to be reconsidered. The decision calls into question the claims...
Via Cycling News
January 14, 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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