UK Anti-Doping to investigate claim that Team Sky may have broken ‘no needles’ rule, says report

So-called 'whistleblower' claims that intravenous recovery methods could have been used by Team Sky from the end of the 2010 season

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A claim has surfaced that Team Sky may have broken the Union Cycliste Internationale's 'no needles' policy, by using 'intravenous (IV) recovery' methods.

A report prepared by Press Association Sport and published online by the Guardian and other outlets says that a whistleblower has sent details of a claim that Sky used needles to UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) and to the House of Commons’ Culture, Media and Sport select committee. Both are currently investigating wider allegations of doping within sport in Britain.

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