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A new drug test will be introduced to this year's Tour de France by the French anti-doping agency (AFLD) in the on-going fight against dopers in the pro peloton.

Speaking to news agency Reuters France, AFLD president Pierre Bordry said that the test was for a new substance that previously could not be detected by conventional testing. However, Bordry would not reveal what the substance was, or how it would be detected.

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