Dr Freeman found guilty of ordering testosterone 'knowing or believing' it was for a rider

Richard Freeman, former Team Sky doctor
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Former Team Sky and British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman has been found guilty of ordering the banned drug testosterone “knowing or believing” it was to be given to an unnamed rider to improve their athletic performance.

 The 46-page verdict was handed down at the end of the long Medical Practitioners Tribunal (MPTS) hearing in Manchester on Friday.

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Stephen Farrand
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Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.