Team Sky search for new medical chief as testosterone investigation continues

Richard Freeman, former Team Sky doctor

Team Sky are reportedly searching for a new clinical director as they brace themselves for the outcome of the British General Medical Council investigation into former team doctor Richard Freeman and a delivery of testosterone patches to the Manchester headquarters that the team shared with British Cycling. According to a report in the Daily Mail , Richard Usher has been appointed interim medical director to allow Team Sky to find a new clinical director. Former medical chief Steve Peters is now listed simply as 'psychiatrist' on the Team Sky website. The Daily Mail suggests Team Sky are looking for a clinical director without previous links to cycling after being criticised for hiring former Rabobank doctor Geert Leinders in 2011. Leinders was later banned for life by the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Team Sky have been fighting to defend their reputation since allegations of wrongdoing arose in 2016. No doping charges ...

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