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Landis to have hip surgery after Tour

Updated: July 10, 2006, 7:55 PM ET
Associated Press

BORDEAUX, France -- After seven years of domination by a cancer survivor, the Tour de France has now discovered that one of the favorites to succeed Lance Armstrong, former teammate Floyd Landis, is riding with an arthritic hip so painful he plans to replace it with a prosthetic after the three-week race.

Landis, second overall with just under two weeks of racing left, said Monday, on the Tour's first of two rest days, that he broke his right hip in a crash on a training ride near ...

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