Bradley Wiggins Tour de France 2007 stage four

Bradley Wiggins Tour de France is over after his Cofidis team pulled out of the race following the announcement of Cristian Moreni's positive dope test.

For the second night in a row the French police descended on a team hotel - this time the Novotel in Lescar on the outskirts of Pau. Last night they searched Astana's hotel after Alexandre Vinokourov's positive test for blood doping.

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Sports journalist Lionel Birnie has written professionally for Sunday Times, Procycling and of course Cycling Weekly. He is also an author, publisher, and co-founder of The Cycling Podcast. His first experience covering the Tour de France came in 1999, and he has presented The Cycling Podcast with Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe since 2013. He founded Peloton Publishing in 2010 and has ghostwritten and published the autobiography of Sean Kelly, as well as a number of other sports icons.