Ex-British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman faces anti-doping investigation after appeal dismissed

Former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor was struck off the medical register after 2021 ruling

Richard Freeman
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The former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman faces a UK Anti-Doping [UKAD] investigation after his appeal against being struck off the medical register was thrown out by the High Court on Monday.

In March 2021, Freeman was found guilty of ordering banned testosterone by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service "knowing or believing" it would be administered to an unnamed rider for performance enhancement.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.