Report: WADA angry with UCI over flawed TUE approval process

A week after revealing that the UCI gave Chris Froome (Team Sky) a Theraputic Use Exemption (TUE) to use an oral corticoid containing the banned substance prednisolone during the Tour de Romandie, the French Sunday newspaper Journal du Dimanche has reported that he WADA is angry with the UCI, sparking an urgent review and changes in how the UCI decides on TUE and the use of medicines in competition.

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Stephen Farrand
Head of News

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.