Tour de France winner Contador accused of doping, what do you think?

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Three-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador has claimed he is the victim of contaminated food after testing positive for a banned drug.

The muscle-building and fat-burning drug clenbuterol was detected in his system during this year’s Tour, which Contador went on to win.

We sent our reporters out onto the streets to find out what you thought about the latest doping scandal to hit the sport of cycling.

Woman on the Street“To be honest, if I had to spend a month in France I’d want to be doped up to the eyeballs too.”

Brenda Smith, Travel Writer

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Man on the Street“This sort of thing can easily happen, like I told the tax man, someone put all that undeclared income in my bank account to make it look like I was cheating the system.”

Dave Shute, Window Cleaner

Man on the Street“Of course they’re all doped up.  Have you ever ridden a bike? I took mine to the shops yesterday and was sweating like Josef Fritzl on through the keyhole for over an hour.”

Mike Dobson, Courier

Woman on the Street“That’s not cheating. Jumping out from the crowd with your bike with just 100 yards to go – now that’s cheating.

Sheila Williams, Bookie

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