Daryl Impey drugs test returns positive for Probecenid

Daryl Impey on the podium this season, in Bavaria.

Credit: PA

Daryl Impey, who last year became the first African to wear the Tour de France yellow jersey, has failed a drugs test, his team Orica-GreenEdge have announced.

Impey was left off the team's squad for this year's Tour, announced on Tuesday, opening the door for 21-year-old British rider Simon Yates to take the start line in Leeds on Saturday.

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