'The reputations of Team Sky and Bradley Wiggins should be reinstated' after Jiffy bag investigation, says Cookson

Former UCI president says end of UKAD investigation is the "end of the story"

Bradley Wiggins and Brian Cookson

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Team Sky, Bradley Wiggins, and the whole sport of cycling should have their reputations "reinstated" after the ending UK Anti-Doping investigation into the contents of the mystery Jiffy bag delivered to Sky at the 2011 Critérium du Dauphiné, according to Brian Cookson.

Speaking at the launch of the Tour de Yorkshire 2018 route in Halifax on Tuesday, the former UCI president said that the closing of the UKAD investigation was the "end of the story" with "no rules broken", and that those involved in the investigation did not deserve the damage that it had caused to their reputations.

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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.