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What will a code of conduct bring to British cycling?

Tom Fox | April 11, 2017

The Man From FCPA is an avid cyclist, huge fan of the Tour de France and the success of the British cycling team in both the Tour and recent Olympic games. The results have been nothing less than stunning with four of the past five Tour de France winners coming from the British cycling team and in the three most recent Olympics, Team GB won 38 medals, 22 of which were gold medals. Yet all was not well within the team.

First were the disclosures that Sir Bradley Wiggins had been given three “therapeutic use exemptions” which allowed him to receive steroid injections, allegedly for asthma. Just coincidently the steroid injections came before “big races, including his 2012 Tour victory.” Next there was a “mystery package” of drugs delivered to a British coach during the 2011 Tour and was never explained. Finally there were allegations of bullying, sexual harassment, and discrimination.

Now, according to reports, the... To get the full story, subscribe now.