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Media in France quiet on day after 'B' sample result

Updated: August 6, 2006, 3:42 PM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- The reaction of the French press to the news Floyd Landis could be stripped of his Tour de France title was muted, especially when compared to the attention the country's media gave to Lance Armstrong.

L'Equipe, the biggest and most respected sports newspaper in the country, had a reference to the Landis story on its front page Sunday, with a headline proclaiming "Landis, yellow jersey dethroned." The full story of the American cyclist's positive "B" sample, which confirmed ...

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