Dr Richard Freeman found guilty of ordering testosterone 'knowing or believing' it was for performance enhancement

The former chief doctor for Team Sky and British Cycling was found guilty by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service on Friday

Dr Richard Freeman (second left) with QC Mary O'Rourke (left) and his defence team after appearing at a hearing at the misconduct hearing (Picture: PA Wire/PA Images)

Former Team Sky and British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman has been found guilty of ordering banned testosterone "knowing or believing" it would be administered to an unnamed rider for performance enhancement.

Chair of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service, Neil Dalton, on Friday announced the verdict which will open up a slew of questions around British Cycling and Team Sky. Dr Freeman has already admitted 18 of the 22 charges brought against him by the tribunal, including purchasing the banned Testogel and lying to the UK Anti-Doping Agency (UKAD), in a case that has dragged on for two years since beginning in February 2019.

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