UK Anti-Doping issues statement on cost of case against Tyson and Hughie Fury

In response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request regarding the costs to UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) of the case against Mr Tyson Fury and Mr Hughie Fury, UKAD Chief Executive, Nicole Sapstead said:

“The money spent by UK Anti-Doping in the Fury case shows that if we determine there is evidence of doping, we will pursue a case against an athlete, coach or doctor, regardless of their public profile or status.

“In this case, two Anti-Doping Rule Violations were upheld and two-year bans given to each athlete.

“As an arm’s length body of government, we are always careful about how we spend public money, and the consistent support of the UKAD Board and the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, ensures our legal decisions are made for the right reasons and not financial ones.”

Details of the FOI request can be viewed here.