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British Cyclists Used TUEs To 'Find A Gain,' Former Technical Dir Sutton Says

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 20 / 17

Former British Cycling Technical Dir and Team Sky coach Shane Sutton said that getting a therapeutic use exemption was a "legitimate means" for an athlete to "find a gain" if he or she felt 5% below his or her best, according to Tom Cary of the London TELEGRAPH. Speaking to the makers of documentary...

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