Ex-British Biking technical director and Crew Sky head coach Shane Sutton will no longer return to present evidence at Dr Richard Freeman’s medical tribunal after storming out on Tuesday.
A livid Sutton left the listening to in Manchester after over and over denying claims by Dr Freeman’s lawyer that he’s “a liar, a doper and a bully”.
Dr Freeman alleges the testosterone he ordered to British Biking headquarters in 2011 used to be on behalf of Sutton.
The Australian denies it used to be for him.
Sutton will not be any longer compelled to present evidence and used to be performing voluntarily as a gaze for the Traditional Medical Council on the listening to, which is to uncover Dr Freeman’s health to practise remedy.
After Sutton refused to near on Tuesday following a staggering outburst, GMC lawyer Simon Jackson QC said Sutton used to be urged it used to be vital to whole his evidence and he would mediate with family in a single day.
Sutton urged the just Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) on Wednesday he wouldn’t return on Thursday after a scheduled spoil in the listening to.
The MPTS said the GMC will now call musty British Biking head of remedy Dr Steve Peters on Thursday who will additionally be wicked-examined by Dr Freeman’s lawyer, Mary O’Rourke QC.
Dr Freeman is facing an allegation he ordered 30 Testogel sachets to the Nationwide Biking Centre in Could 2011 difficult or believing it used to be meant for an athlete to enhance efficiency, which he denies.
The testosterone shipping used to be dropped at Dr Peters after musty physio Phil Burt, who is attributable to present evidence on Friday, chanced on it.
Dr Peters has claimed Dr Freeman contacted supplier Fit4Sport the day the say arrived to ascertain it used to be despatched in error, and Dr Peters said he then requested Freeman to near it.
Dr Peters said he used to be contented after being shown an e mail from the supplier “confirming” that the Testogel had been returned and destroyed, which Dr Freeman now admits used to be false.