Tour de France boss: 'We needed an answer on the Froome case, but it's a pity it came so late'

Tour de France race director Christian Prudhomme reacts after Chris Froome is cleared in anti-doping case

Christian Prudhomme has previously criticised the UCI for the lack of answers over Froome case

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

The Tour de France director says that an answer was needed in the Chris Froome asthma drug case, but that "it's a pity it came at the last moment."

The UCI cleared Team Sky's Grand Tour star of any wrongdoing, leaving him free to race the 2018 Tour de France without an anti-doping investigation hanging over his head. It comes just one day after news leaked ASO told Team Sky they had to leave Chris Froome home because he risked damaging the Tour de France's image.

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