Spanish federation to sue French TV for Nadal skit

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MADRID (AP) -- The Spanish tennis federation says it plans to sue Canal Plus France for using its logo in a video that poked fun at Rafael Nadal.

In the video skit on Les Guignols (The Puppets) satirical program, a life-size cartoon figure of Nadal is shown urinating into a gas tank before racing off and being pulled over by traffic police for speeding.

A message of "Spanish athletes. They don't win by chance" flashes across the screen, surrounded by the logos of the tennis federation and other Spanish sports groups.

The video came hours after the Court of Arbitration for Sport issued a two-year ban against Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador for doping.