Freeman Medical Tribunal Could Be Delayed Until Next Year

Freeman medical tribunal could be delayed until next year

Joe Robinson 12 Feb 2019 Concerns over anti-doping statute of limitations rise as case unlikely to be completed this month The medical tribunal investigating claims that former Team Sky and British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman ordered banned substance testosterone to enhance athletes' performance could be delayed until next year. The hearing in Manchester was scheduled to start on Wednesday 6th February although was adjourned until Friday . The case resumed yesterday but in private to discuss legal matters with Freeman still absent from proceedings. This legal discussion is expected to continue until the end of the week which could potentially delay the start of the tribunal to the ninth day of the hearing. This is of concern to the General Medical Council, the body which filed the charges against Freeman, as the tribunal case is restricted to just 20 days to investigate the allegations. BBC Sport is now reporting that ...

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