Brian Cookson: 'Team Sky may have pushed TUE rules to the limit'

UCI president Brian Cookson insists that no rules have been broken in the Team Sky TUE controversy, but suggests the team may have pushed the rules to the limit

Brian Cookson on stage fourteen of the 2014 Tour de France (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

UCI president Brian Cookson suggests Team Sky may have pushed the rules around Therapeutic Use Exemptions “to the very limit”, but insists everybody has abided by the rules in place.

The British team have been under fire in recent weeks after hackers released details of TUEs obtained by Sir Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome, as well as other cyclists from other teams.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.