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Thursday, July 2, 2009

Boonen Tour decision Friday

by Agence France-Presse at 5:51 PM EST   comments
Categories: Pro Cycling, Tour de France, Doping
Tom Boonen will find out on Friday whether he has been granted a last minute reprieve to compete in the Tour de France which starts in Monaco on Saturday.

The former world road race champion from Belgium was barred from the Tour following a positive test for cocaine in April.Boonen's fate is being decided by the French Olympic Committee's arbitration panel.

The Quick Step rider missed last year's Tour for similar reasons.

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