McQuaid: Team Sky were misleading people

UCI President Pat McQuaid was  on hand to see the riders off

Pat McQuaid, President of the UCI in 2012 when Bradley Wiggins won the Tour de France and a series of other major stage races, has supported the findings of the DCMS report on Combatting Doping in Sport and accused Team Sky of "misleading people." McQuaid was the UCI President until September 2013, when he was ousted by Brian Cookson, and he has had no qualms about criticising Team Sky since leaving his post. McQuaid reiterated his views to Cyclingnews that Team Sky "went further in the grey areas than marginal gains. I think it was going against the ethics of the sport and I disagree with that." Speaking to the BBC yesterday, Wiggins denied any wrongdoing and said, "Not at any time in my career did we cross the ethical line." However, McQuaid dismissed Sky Team Principal Dave Brailsford's repeated assertion that Sky did things "the right way." "The sad ...

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