Team Sky 'Jiffy Bag' Doctor Defends Publishing Book Before Tour De France

Former Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman in a 2014 team photoshoot

Richard Freeman, the British sports doctor at the centre of the Jiffy bag scandal that undermined the credibility of Team Sky , has claimed his soon to be published book will give insights into how "a new integrated performance health management and coaching model has supported some of our great sporting heroes in achieving their goals." The book is called The Line: Where Medicine and Sport Collide and is based on Dr. Freeman's philosophy that "patients and their coaches are given the best medical advice to ensure that they are able to reach their own inherent best performance without ever crossing the medical or sporting ethical line ... It's never about winning at all costs". It is due to be published on June 28, just a week before a start of this year's Tour de France . The book's publisher claims that Dr. Freeman "gives a frank and open account ...

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