Dave Brailsford: 'Froome's done nothing wrong'

The Team Sky boss speaks for the first time in public about Chris Froome's salbutamol case

Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford

(Image credit: Daniel Gould)

Chris Froome has done nothing wrong, says Team Sky boss David Brailsford one week before the four-time Tour de France winner is due to make his 2018 season debut with a salbutamol case lingering in the background.

Froome tested for twice the allowed limit of asthma drug salbutamol in the Vuelta a España that he went on to win last September. The testing and judgement process continues while Froome is allowed to race despite some calling for him to sit out.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.