UKAD and British Cycling face questions over 2010 doping control of ‘prominent track rider’

UKAD (Image credit: UKAD)

UK Anti-Doping and British Cycling face scrutiny over their handling of the case of a British track rider who reportedly returned a sample containing traces of a metabolite of nandrolone in an out-of-competition control in late 2010. The World Anti-Doping Agency has confirmed that it is investigating the matter.

The Sunday Times has reported that “a prominent member” of the British track team was found to have traces of the steroid nandrolone in a sample taken while they were in Perth ahead of the Track World Cup in Melbourne that December.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.