Frank Schleck Handed One-Year Doping Ban

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...]

Franck Schleck To Learn His Fate Next Month In Doping Case

LUXEMBOURG, Dec 20, 2012 - Luxembourg cyclist Franck Schleck, who tested positive for a diuretic during this year's Tour de France, will find out what sanction will be imposed next month, learnd on Thursday from his entourage. The elder of the Schleck brothers attended a third and final disciplinary hearing on Wednesday evening at the country's antidoping agency, which … [Read more...]

Schleck Confirms B Sample Positive

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 Questioned By Police After Positive Test

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...]

Tour Star Frank Schleck Positive For Diuretic

PAU, France, July 17, 2012 (AFP) - Luxembourg's Frank Schleck, a former podium finisher at the Tour de France, has tested positive for a banned diuretic, the International Cycling Union (UCI) announced Tuesday. Schleck, who finished third in 2011, is currently racing the 99th edition with the RadioShack team run by Belgian Johan Bruyneel. A statement from the UCI said 32-year-old … [Read more...]