Andy Schleck Angered Over Frank’s Sacking

ALBI, France, July 05, 2013 (AFP) - Former Tour de France champion Andy Schleck on Friday hit out at his RadioShack team after their decision to sack his older brother Frank, days before a ban for using a banned diuretic ends. Frank Schleck himself also expressed his bewilderment at being told he has no future at the Luxembourg based squad. RadioShack's management company Leopard … [Read more...]

Team RadioShack Will Not Renew Frank Schleck

MONTPELLIER, France, July 04, 2013 - RadioShack cycling team have announced they will not renew the contract of former Tour de France podium finisher Franck Schleck. Schleck, the older brother and teammate of 2010 Tour de France champion Andy, was handed a one-year ban after it was announced before the 16th stage of last year's race that he had tested positive for a banned diuretic. … [Read more...]

Frank Schleck Handed One-Year Doping Ban

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LUXEMBOURG, Jan 30, 2013 (AFP) - Frank Schleck was banned for one year by Luxembourg's anti-doping body (ALAD) on Wednesday for failing a drugs test on last year's Tour de France, the body's president Robert Schuller announced. The 32-year-old Schleck, who was third on the 2011 Tour, tested positive for the banned diuretic Xipamide. Schleck can appeal the sanction, which was … [Read more...]

Schleck Confirms B Sample Positive

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BRIVE-LA-GAILLARDE, France, July 20, 2012 (AFP) - Former Tour de France podium finisher Frank Schleck is facing a possible suspension after a second 'B' sample confirmed a positive test for a banned diuretic. Luxembourger Schleck, who finished third on the podium last year, quit the Tour in disgrace Tuesday after being informed by the International Cycling Union (UCI) of a positive test … [Read more...]

Schleck Evokes Poisoning After Positive Test

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PAU, France, July 18, 2012 (AFP) - Luxembourg's Frank Schleck says he will lodge a formal complaint for poisoning if analysis of his 'B' sample confirms a first positive test for a banned diuretic at the Tour de France. Schleck left the Tour late on Tuesday, hours after being told by the International Cycling Union (UCI) he had tested positive for Xipamide, a banned diuretic. In a … [Read more...]

Tour Chief Prudhomme Salutes Schleck Departure

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by Justin Davis PAU, France, July 18, 2012 (AFP) - Tour de France chief Christian Prudhomme applauded a decision by the RadioShack team to take Frank Schleck off the race Wednesday after he tested positive for a banned diuretic. Schleck, who finished third overall in 2011, was expected to return to his native Luxembourg on Wednesday following questioning by police after … [Read more...]

Schleck Controversy Deepens Team RadioShack Woes

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PAU, France, July 17, 2012 - The future of RadioShack cycling team was placed further into doubt Tuesday after leading rider Frank Schleck quit the Tour de France following a positive test for a banned diuretic. Schleck, considered one of the best climbing specialists in the peloton, finished third overall last year one place behind his younger brother Andy, the 2010 champion. He … [Read more...]

Schleck Questioned By Police After Positive Test

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Written by: Justin Davis PAU, France, July 17, 2012 (AFP) - Luxembourg's Frank Schleck, a former podium finisher, was being questioned by police on the fringes of the Tour de France Tuesday after testing positive for a banned diuretic, his RadioShack team said. Schleck, who had already quit the race after being informed of the positive test, went to a local police station of his … [Read more...]

Frank Schleck Statement Regarding Positive Drug Test

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Our team attaches great value to transparency. Because of this, we can announce the following as a response to the adverse analytical finding of xipamide in Fränk Schleck's urine sample of July 14 during the Tour de France. After being informed by the UCI about the presence of xipamide in the urine sample of Fränk Schleck on July 14, the team has decided to immediately withdraw Fränk … [Read more...]

Frank Schleck Quits Tour de France After Positive Finding

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PAU, France, July 17, 2012 - Luxembourg's Frank Schleck, a former podium finisher, quit the Tour de France Tuesday after testing positive for a banned diuretic, his RadioShack team told Bicycle.net. Schleck, who finished third in 2011, is currently racing the 99th edition with the RadioShack team run by Johan Bruyneel. His positive test for a banned diuretic was announced earlier … [Read more...]