Former Team Sky rider says he injected vitamins, broke cycling rules

Former Team Sky rider says he injected vitamins, broke cycling rules A successful British amateur who failed to make the grade at Team Sky said they did not report him for breaking cycling’s “no needles” rule, provoking fresh scrutiny of the underpressure outfit. Josh Edmondson, who moved to Team Sky in 2013 before

Yahoo News

Ex-Team Sky rider Josh Edmondson says he secretly injected

Josh Edmondson in action during stage one of Tour de Yorkshire 2015, Bridlington to Scarborough. Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com. / Vivien Mason, Senior Reporter / @VivienM_TandA. 0 comments. FORMER Team Sky rider Josh Edmondson, from …

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Josh Edmondson: Ex-Team Sky rider says he secretly injected vitamins

British cyclist Josh Edmondson has told the BBC he broke the sport’s rules by secretly injecting himself with a cocktail of vitamins when riding for Team Sky. The 24-year-old, who was on the team’s books in 2013 and 2014, also said he had severe

BBC Sport

Josh Edmondson accuses Team Sky of ‘a cover-up’ after he was reported for illegally injecting himself with vitamins

The crisis enveloping Team Sky deepened after a young British rider claimed he had secretly injected himself with a cocktail of vitamins while he was on their books, contravening the sport’s no-needles policy. He also accused senior Team Sky management …

Telegraph.co.uk

Rider admits breaking ‘no needle’ rule and accuses Team Sky of cover-up

Team Sky’s Josh Edmondson was rumbled by a team-mate during the 2014 Tour of Poland but claims senior managers did not report his self-injecting to the authorities. Photograph: SWpix.com/REX/Shutterstock. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share …

The Guardian

Edmondson’s revelations place further pressure on Sky

THE dark clouds hovering over cycling appear closer to home following the revelations by Leeds rider Josh Edmondson that he broke rules over the use of needles and was addicted to painkillers. The Yorkshireman laid his conscience bare on BBC last night …

Yorkshire Post

Team Sky’s former cyclist Josh Edmondson admits using drugs and needles and claims team bosses kept it quiet when …

TEAM SKY have been accused of another ‘cover-up’ in the latest blow to British cycling. Just 48 hours after Team Sky blamed Dr Richard Freeman for the Bradley Wiggins ‘Jiffygate’ scandal, ex-rider Josh Edmondson claimed he used drugs and needles.

The Sun

Josh Edmondson: Who is he and what has he claimed?

Former Team Sky rider Josh Edmondson has told the BBC he broke cycling’s rules on injections whilst with the British squad but they covered it up. Team Sky strongly deny this. Here, Press Association Sport, sets out the key issues.

Daily Mail

Former Team Sky rider Josh Edmondson claims he secretly injected vitamins with needles while with squad

Former Team Sky rider Josh Edmondson has claimed he broke cycling’s rules on injections and became addicted to the painkiller Tramadol while riding for the British outfit and the team did not reveal it. Edmondson joined Team Sky in 2013 after a string

Evening Standard

Former rider accuses Sky of ignoring ‘no needles’ rule

LONDON (AFP) — A former British pro racer, who failed to make the grade at Team Sky, said the team did not report him for breaking cycling’s “no needles” rule, provoking fresh scrutiny of the under-pressure outfit. Josh Edmondson, who moved to Team

VeloNews (blog)

Ex-Team Sky rider Josh Edmondson claims he used needles and Tramadol while riding with the British outfit

The crisis at Team Sky deepened on Thursday night after a former rider admitted breaking cycling’s doping rules by injecting himself with a cocktail of vitamins. Josh Edmondson, who rode for Sky between 2013 and 2014, says he broke the UCI ‘no-needles …

Daily Mail

Who is Josh Edmondson?

When Josh Edmondson signed a two-year deal with Team Sky in 2013, he was a 20-year-old climber with a spring in his step and a clear path to the top. The team had just delivered on its promise to win a Tour de France with a British rider two years

Eurosport.co.uk

Former Team Sky rider admits violating no-needle rule

The BBC reported today that former Team Sky rider Josh Edmondson said he violated the UCI’s no-needle rule in 2014 by self-injecting vitamin supplements, and the team declined to report the incident to the UCI. While Edmondson claims the team covered …

Cyclingnews.com

Former Team Sky rider says he injected vitamins, broke cycling rules

LONDON: Former Team Sky rider Josh Edmondson has said that he broke cycling’s no-needle policy to inject himself secretly with vitamins. Edmondson, who rode for Team Sky in 2013 and 2014, told the BBC in an interview it was the pressure to be selected …

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