Freeman trial now not expected to begin until next week

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Joe Robinson 8 Feb 2019 Investigation into former Team Sky doctor unlikely to begin until Tuesday after another postponement request The tribunal into former Team Sky and British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman has been further delayed, and is now not expected to begin until next week . Freeman was due to attend a m edical practitioner's tribunal on Wednesday into allegations made by the General Medical Council (GMC) that the doctor had ordered the prohibited drug testosterone to the National Cycling Centre in 2011 to enhance the performance of a rider. But shortly before proceedings were set to begin, Freeman's legal representative Mary O'Rourke QC called for a private session to call for the investigation to be adjourned for 48 hours. Private sessions can be called in a public enquiry if the subject matter for discussion is in relation to personal health or exceptional circumstances. The three tribunal members heading ...

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