Team Sky keen for a select committee report to be scrutinised

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The report found that Team Sky "crossed an ethical line" by using drugs to allegedly enhance the performance of Bradley Wiggins but did not break World Anti-doping Agency rules.

"It's sad to see that when Team Sky was launched, I remember- they say "we will be clean, we will win races and be clean, more white than white", he told BBC Sport.

Also racing for Sky in Italy is Froome, who has to explain to the UCI how he returned double the allowed level of legal asthma drug Salbutamol in his urine during his Vuelta a Espana victory in September 2017.

But the report says he used it as many as nine times in four years, which Wiggins described as "completely malicious".

"Those were very different to the TUEs that were cited in the DCMS report", Vaughters said.

Asked about suggestions of improper conduct in the build-up to the 2012 Tour, Froome said: "I've never seen anything like that, it's not my experience within the team, that that's how the team operates".

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The MPs concluded that triam-cinolone was used to prepare Wiggins "and possibly other riders supporting him" for the 2012 Tour de France.

They've had the go-ahead from the powers that be to use that substance.

However, the British-registered WorldTour squad said that they were "concerned" at the allegations that were made in the report "without providing evidence". Is it just using the rules?

Team Sky said they were concerned that the Committee had presented "unsubstantiated allegations" without providing evidence to support them, which they said was "fundamentally unfair" to them and their riders.

This does not constitute a violation of the WADA code, but it does cross the ethical line that David Brailsford says he himself drew for Team Sky.

"We welcome any review by the UCI which can help establish the nature of the evidence relied on by the Committee in coming to its conclusions", Team Sky said.

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He said: "I've been there for eight years, since day one".

Wiggins has declined a request to comment from Press Association Sport but Team Sky has reacted angrily to the suggestion it was gaming the TUE system.

Four-time Tour victor Froome is now locked in a legal and scientific wrangle with the governing body's independent anti-doping unit, the CADF, over an adverse finding for the asthma drug salbutamol at the Vuelta a Espana last September.

"On top of the Froome case you put it all together and the only people who are going to try to defend Team Sky are people who still believe Donald Trump". "He has to take the decision he needs to take, and I see the pressure", Lappartient said. Because, can you imagine if he's riding the Giro, with spectators crying against him, or if at the end he's disqualified from the Giro?

Landis said Wiggins would definitely have benefited from the substance.

Four-time Tour de France victor Froome finished 10th in February's Ruta del Sol race, his first since an adverse drugs test was made public. For the image of our sport that could be a disaster and I don't want to put our sport into trouble.

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