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, Bicycle.net 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...]