Chris Froome cleared by UCI in anti-doping investigation

UCI closes anti-doping investigation into four-time Tour de France champion

Chris Froome on the attack during stage 19 of the Giro d’Italia

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Chris Froome will be free to race the Tour de France without an anti-doping investigation hanging over his head after the UCI ended its anti-doping proceedings against him.

In a statement issued on Monday, cycling's world governing body said that the anti-doping proceedings involving Froome had been closed after the UCI concluded that the his sample collected during the 2017 Vuelta a España, which contained more than the permitted concentration of the asthma drug salbutamol, would not be considered an adverse analytical finding (AAF).

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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.