Former UCI president Pat McQuaid: 'Hard to see how Sky can come out of this with any credibility'

Pat McQuaid told the BBC that he thinks Chris Froome's adverse analytical finding for salbutamol at the Vuelta a España is a 'disaster' for cycling

Pat McQuaid.

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Former UCI president Pat McQuaid has said that he thinks Team Sky will lose all credibility with the case involving Chris Froome's adverse analytical finding for salbutamol at the 2017 Vuelta a España, and that it is a 'disaster' for cycling.

McQuaid also told BBC Sport in a report published on Friday that he thinks Brian Cookson – UCI president at the time of Froome's test result on September 7 and McQuaid's successor in the job from 2013 - would have known about it.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

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.