British Cycling brand Freeman guilty verdict 'extremely disturbing'

"This is a day for sober reflection," says the governing body

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British Cycling has described Dr Richard Freeman being found guilty of ordering testosterone ‘knowing or believing’ it was for performance enhancement as "extremely disturbing", and that his actions fell "a mile short" of what the governing body expects.

After UK Anti-Doping banned Freeman from all sports following the tribunal's verdict, British Cycling issued a statement saying it is a day for "sober reflection".

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