Bradley Wiggins: 'I strongly refute the claim that any drug was used without medical need'

Bradley Wiggins issues brief statement via Twitter after the publication of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee report into doping in sport says that Team Sky 'crossed an ethical line'

Bradley Wiggins during the 2011 Critérium du Dauphiné.

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Bradley Wiggins has responded to statements made in the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee report into 'Combatting Doping in Sport', which states that Team Sky "crossed an ethical line" when it gave Wiggins triamcinolone.

Wiggins was given a therapeutic use exemption certificate (TUE) for the use of the corticosteroid triamcinolone, including ahead of the 2012 Tour de France, which he went on to win for Team Sky.

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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.