The UCI have revealed that a rider who rode the 2006 Tour de France has failed a anti-doping test.

In a press release issued late on Wednesday afternoon, the UCI revealed they had acted on the news received from the Paris anti-doping laboratory of an 'adverse analytical finding' and had informed the rider involved, his team, his national federation, his national anti-doping organisation and the World Anti-Doping Agency.

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