Chris Froome should be 'voluntarily suspended' by Team Sky, says anti-doping group

Movement for Credible Cycling urges Team Sky to suspend Chris Froome while the investigation continues into his adverse analytical finding for salbutamol

Chris Froome at the 2017 Vuelta a España.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Team Sky should take the step of suspending Chris Froome "on a voluntary basis" after the four-time Tour de France winner delivered an adverse analytical finding (AAF) for a high level of salbutamol, according to cycling anti-doping group Movement for Credible Cycling (MPCC).

The MPCC said in a statement issued on Monday that Froome's AAF for the asthma medication has "triggered outrage" and that Froome should not compete before the case has been resolved "to avoid tension among many managers and riders".

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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.