British Cycling respond to DCMS report

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British Cycling has responded to damning indictments in the findings of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee's report into 'Combating Doping in Sport', saying it will never again "allow a situation to develop whereby our independence as the national governing body is called into question because of our relationship with a professional team." The report details the medical practice of British Cycling and Team Sky and includes new evidence that Team Sky riders were treated with corticosteroids outside of competition to lose weight ahead of the 2012 Tour de France. Although the report finds greater fault with Team Sky and its medical malpractice, British Cycling and its lack of medical record keeping is heavily scrutinised. In a press release from the governing body, CEO Julie Harrington responded to the findings by outlining the structural changes within British Cycling since she took the role in May 2017 and moved to ...

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