Freeman charged by UK Anti-Doping with two violations, faces four-year ban

A portrait of Richard Freeman, a member of the Great Britain Olympic Cycling team, during the Team GB Kitting Out ahead of Rio 2016 Olympic Games on July 13, 2016 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
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Two new charges of anti-doping rule violations have been brought against the former Team Sky and British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman on the final day of submissions of a separate medical tribunal

UK Anti-Doping has charged Freeman with "possession of a prohibited substance" and "tampering or attempted tampering with any part of doping control", it was reported today by the the Times and BBC Sport. It was also reported that Freeman has contested a portion of the charges, with a request for a hearing. Ukad refused to comment on the investigation. 

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