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Dr Richard Freeman suffered “constant attrition” from former British Cycling performance director Shane Sutton, the medic’s tribunal has heard. Former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Freeman is being assessed for his fitness to practise after admitting 18 of 22 charges against him. He denies ordering banned substance testosterone to the National Cycling Centre in
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Croatia’s Kristijan Durasek has been banned for four years for doping by the International Cycling Union. UAE Team Emirates rider Durasek, 32, was provisionally suspended in May as part of the Operation Aderlass inquiry. The UCI said Durasek has been sanctioned for anti‐doping rule violations committed between 2016 and 2019 in a statement on Wednesday.
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Ex-British Cycling technical director and Team Sky head coach Shane Sutton will not return to give evidence at Dr Richard Freeman’s medical tribunal after storming out on Tuesday. A livid Sutton left the hearing in Manchester after repeatedly denying claims by Dr Freeman’s lawyer that he is “a liar, a doper and a bully”. Dr
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Shane Sutton “bullied” Dr Richard Freeman into prescribing testosterone, the ex-British Cycling and Team Sky medic has claimed. Freeman is facing an allegation he ordered 30 Testogel sachets to British Cycling headquarters in 2011 knowing or believing it was intended for an athlete to enhance performance. But a medical tribunal heard the testosterone was for
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Dr Richard Freeman’s legal team will attempt to question the credibility of former British Cycling performance director Shane Sutton at a medical tribunal in Manchester. Dr Freeman is appearing at a hearing at the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) to determine his fitness to practise medicine. Freeman, employed as a doctor by British Cycling and
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