The Testosterone Tribunal: The Story So Far

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Peter Stuart 18 Jan 2019 The medical tribunal into Dr Freeman, the former Team Sky and British Cycling doctor, could have serious consequences Next month the former Team Sky and British Cycling doctor, Dr Richard Freeman, will face charges of ordering testosterone to enhance the performance of an athlete , and various acts of dishonesty associated with that charge. It is a serious hearing for the career of Dr Freeman, but it has far wider implications too. When the UKAD investigation into the Team Sky’s delivery of a mysterious ‘Jiffy bag’ package ended in 2017, many thought that the issues was closed. However, UKAD essentially passed on the investigation to the General Medical Council, becoming ‘aware of information that it considered to be of possible interest to the General Medical Council (GMC)’. That information was sufficient for the GMC to bring charges over 11 separate allegations against Dr Freeman, which ...

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