Dr Freeman Tribunal: Doctor faced constant attrition from Shane Sutton

Former British Cycling physiotherapist Phil Burt
Former British Cycling physiotherapist Phil Burt (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Further details of the dysfunction, inner working and contrasts between medical and performance staff at British Cycling and Team Sky have emerged during Friday's hearing of Dr Richard Freeman's medical tribunal.

Phil Burt, the head of physiotherapy at British Cycling between 2006 and 2018, suggested that Freeman faced 'constant attrition' from Team Sky and British Cycling head coach Shane Sutton. It also emerged that the package containing 30 sachets of Testogel testosterone also included other medicines, including contraceptive pills and the asthma drug Montelukast.

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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.