FROM Neal Rogers
Three-time Tour de France Winner Suspended after Doping Test At a news conference today near Madrid, Alberto Contador denied he tested positive for a banned substance on July 21, the day he won this year's Tour de France . The International Cycling Union says it told the Spanish cyclist about his test results about a month after the Tour. He says he failed to disclose it sooner because he didn't want cycling's image to be damaged. Why was the announcement so long in coming? Will he lose his title? Why are Lance Armstrong's friends and colleagues being called before a Los Angeles grand jury? Neal Rogers is Managing Editor of VeloNews .
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