WADA could pursue Chris Froome case if UCI doesn't impose a ban, says former president

Dick Pound warns that case could drag on if it's taken to CAS

Chris Froome in the leader's red jersey at the Vuelta a España

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Chris Froome could still face the threat of sanctions for giving an adverse analytical finding (AAF) for the asthma drug salbutamol even if the UCI decides against imposing a ban, according to the former boss of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

Dick Pound, who was president of WADA between 1999 and 2007, said that he thinks that WADA could pursue the case even if Froome is cleared by cycling's governing body.

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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.