British Cycling threatened with loss of funding if there's any repeat of 'Jiffy bag' case

Poorly kept medical records could result in loss of funding, says UKAD chief executive

British Cycling could be at risk of losing its public funding if there is any repeat of the Jiffy bag controversy which has rocked the organisation over the past year.

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) closed its investigation into the contents of the package delivered from British Cycling to Team Sky at the 2011 Critérium du Dauphiné, which Dave Brailsford had said contained the decongestant Fluimucil when giving evidence to a committee of MPs in December 2016.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.