Freeman tribunal set to wrap up in May 2021

Richard Freeman, former Team Sky doctor
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With Richard Freeman's medical tribunal still incomplete as it reaches the end of its latest schedule on Thursday, a new timeframe has been announced to bring the hearing to a conclusion in May 2021. 

Having started out in February 2019, the fit-for-practice hearing that centres on the testosterone gels ordered to the national velodrome by the former Team Sky and British Cycling doctor, will therefore exceed two years. 

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Patrick Fletcher

Patrick is an NCTJ-trained journalist, and former deputy editor of Cyclingnews, who has seven years’ experience covering professional cycling. He has a modern languages degree from Durham University and has been able to put it to some use in what is a multi-lingual sport, with a particular focus on French and Spanish-speaking riders. Away from cycling, Patrick spends most of his time playing or watching other forms of sport - football, tennis, trail running, darts, to name a few, but he draws the line at rugby.