WADA criticises Sky's zero-tolerance approach

Danny Pate and Sky, Vuelta a Espana 2012, stage 10

David Howman, CEO of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), criticised team Sky's zero-tolerance approach led to several staff members leaving.

"If it is destroying their lives then you have got to wonder if it is a sound idea, not many are going to fess up if they lose their jobs. Zero tolerance doesn't make much sense in the overall effort to clean up sport," Howman told the Telegraph.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.