Ex-Team Sky Doctor Now Charged With Ordering Testosterone To Improve Rider's Performance

Ex-Team Sky doctor now charged with ordering testosterone to improve rider's performance

Joe Robinson 7 Nov 2019 GMC has its application to amend allegations approved. Photo: Team Sky press shot The General Medical Council (GMC) has successfully had its charges amended to read that former Team Sky and British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman ordered testosterone products in 2011 'knowing or believing it was to be administered to an athlete to improve their athletic performance.' The Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) are currently holding the trial investigating claims that Freeman ordered Testogel to the Manchester Velodrome, the headquarters of British Cycling, in October 2011. The hearing began by investigating claims that Freeman had lied about ordering the banned substance for a non-athlete member of staff at British Cycling and then returned the product to Fit4Sport Limited. The trial was put on hold after the GMC then requested an amendment to the allegations to now read that Freeman's 'motive for placing the order was ...

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