Mary O’Rourke QC (left) has been representing Dr Richard Freeman

Dr Richard Freeman’s legal professional has informed his scientific tribunal that former British Biking efficiency director Shane Sutton used to be passed a coke can filled with urine by means of a present trainer to take a look at to keep away from a good medication take a look at whilst he used to be a rider.

The declare used to be one a number of allegations made by means of defence legal professional Mary O’Rourke as she defined the questions she would have put to Sutton had he now not walked out of the listening to on 12 November.

The impartial tribunal has been known as by means of the Normal Scientific Council to evaluate former British Biking and Crew Sky physician Freeman’s health to practise.

Sutton – who has now not returned to the tribunal – up to now denied O’Rourke’s claims that he’s “a liar, a doper and a bully”.

O’Rourke alleged that Sutton used to be collaborating within the Excursion of Eire when he used to be passed a can of urine by means of a present British Biking trainer.

She additionally indexed quite a lot of allegations relating to Sutton, together with:

  • That he gained medication in a McDonalds rest room in Edinburgh.
  • That he had confessed to Freeman that he had used amphetamines whilst he used to be a rider.
  • That former Olympic champion Nicole Cooke and her dad supplied a five-page observation on Sutton’s “bullying, dishonesty and different shady behaviour….”
  • That Freeman blocked Sutton’s telephone quantity however Sutton used his spouse’s telephone to name and verbally abuse the medic.

Sooner than strolling out of the listening to, Sutton known as O’Rourke a “bully”, accused her of telling “1,000,000 lies”, and mentioned he had by no means examined certain in 100 assessments throughout his biking profession.

Dr Freeman has now not attended the listening to since Sutton described him as “spineless” throughout his look.

On Monday, O’Rourke mentioned Sutton left the tribunal as a result of he used to be “hiding the reality” about why testosterone used to be ordered to the Nationwide Biking Centre in 2011.

She additionally mentioned he may now not “handle” the additional allegations “he knew have been coming”.

She mentioned: “He would were uncovered in public. If he had not anything to worry he would have stayed. He knew he used to be going to have subject material put to him that he could not handle.

“His proof is tenuous, now not credible and he would were uncovered as a liar and doper.”

Freeman, who left British Biking in 2017, admits 18 of 22 fees towards him together with ordering testosterone to the Nationwide Biking Centre, looking to quilt up the order and mendacity to a UK Anti-Doping investigation.

The tribunal continues.

BBC Game has requested for responses from Sutton and British Biking.



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