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Cyclist Alberto Contador stripped of Tour de France title and banned for two years for doping

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has banned Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador for two years for doping, and stripped him of his 2010 Tour de France victory.

(NEW YORK TIMES) Lausanne - An appeals court ruled on Monday that Alberto Contador, a three-time winner of the Tour de France, used a performance-enhancing drug when he won the race in 2010, the latest black mark on a sport that has been tarnished by doping scandals over the past several years.

The decision from the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland, which overturns an earlier ruling by the Spanish cycling federation, means that Contador will be banned from racing for two years.

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