Christian Vande Velde


A file picture made on July 05, 2012 in Saint-Quentin, shows a... News PhotoAisne,Belgium,Christian Vande Velde,Cycling,David Zabriskie,France,George Hincapie,Levi Leipheimer,Liege,Making,Photography,Representing,Sport,Sports Team,Tour de France,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPA file picture made on July 05, 2012 in Saint-Quentin, shows a combination of pictures representing, From top, LtoR, US George Hincapie, US David Zabriskie, Belgium's Christian Vandevelde and US Levi Leipheimer during the official teams presentation of the Tour de France 2012 in Liege on June 28, 2012. The four former teammates of Lance Armstrong, George Hincapie, Levi Leipheimer, Christian Vande Velde and David Zabriskie, will receive six month bans after they confessed to doping and testified against the seven-time Tour de France winner, as reported on July 5, 2012 by De Telegraaf. They are said to have given evidence in the USADA investigation which has charged Armstrong with doping. All four riders are currently taking part in the Tour de France, but in recent weeks, USA Cycling revealed they opted not to be considered for the Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / PASCAL PAVANI (Photo credit should read PASCAL PAVANI/AFP/GettyImages)