Freeman to face medical tribunal over testosterone patch delivery

Richard Freeman, former Team Sky doctor

Former Team Sky and British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman is set to face a medical tribunal in connection with the 2011 delivery of testosterone patches to the national team's headquarters in Manchester. According to a report in The Sunday Telegraph , Freeman is likely to face the General Medical Council tribunal which could decide to punish him with a suspension or remove him from the medical register. In 2016, UK Anti-Doping launched an investigation into the delivery of a 'mystery package' from British Cycling headquarters to Team Sky during the 2011 Criterium du Dauphine for Bradley Wiggins. During their examination of the records at the Manchester National Cycling Centre, investigators found evidence of a delivery of banned testosterone patches, as well as 60 - 70 vials of triamcinolone. Freeman worked for both teams in 2011, and the medical equipment for the two programmes shared storage space at the National Cycling ...

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