12 Jul 2011

Russian fails Tour de France drugs test

12:57 pm on 12 July 2011

On the first rest day of the Tour de France, there's a report of the first failed drug test on the tour.

An official with direct knowledge of the situation has revealed that the Russian Alexandr Kolobnev, who rides for the Katusha team, has failed a doping test, but it's not known what the banned substance was.