PAU (Reuters) - Luxembourg rider Frank Schleck is out of the Tour de France after failing a doping test, a spokesman for his RadioShack-Nissan team said on Tuesday.
Earlier the International Cycling Union (UCI) announced the rider had returned an "adverse analytical finding" for the diuretic Xipamide although he was not suspended from the race.
However, asked if he would continue riding in this year's Tour, a RadioShack spokesman told Reuters: "No".
The UCI statement said: "Earlier today, the UCI advised the Luxembourger rider Frank Schleck of an adverse analytical finding (presence of the diuretic Xipamide...) in the urine sample collected from him at an in competition test at the Tour de France on 14 July 2012."
(Writing by Julien Pretot, Editing by Ken Ferris)
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