16 Feb 2010

Arrest warrant issued for American cyclist

9:40 am on 16 February 2010

A French judge has issued an international arrest warrant against American cyclist Floyd Landis for suspected hacking into an anti-doping laboratory computer.

French anti-doping agency head Pierre Bordry says the French judge Thomas Cassuto from the Tribunal de Grande Instance of Nanterre issued an international arrest warrant on January the 28th against Landis after the angency's laboratory computer system was hacked.

Landis was stripped of the 2006 Tour de France title after testing positive for excessive levels of testosterone.