UKAD statement on MPT hearing - Dr Richard Freeman

Speaking on the MPT decision on the facts, UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) Chief Executive, Nicole Sapstead said: “UKAD acknowledges today’s decision of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal in the case of Dr Richard Freeman.

“Following the announcement, UKAD can confirm that Dr Richard Freeman has been charged under the UK Anti-Doping Rules (UK ADR) with two violations - Possession of Prohibited Substances and/or Prohibited Methods and Tampering or Attempted Tampering with any part of Doping Control.

“While the charges are pending, Dr Freeman is subject to a provisional suspension from all sport.

“We do not intend to make any further comment at this time.”