Team Sky are “confident” no wrongdoing will be found when UK Anti-Doping produces a report into a mystery package given to Sir Bradley Wiggins.
Team boss Sir Dave Brailsford told the culture, media and sport committee on Monday the package contained an over-the-counter decongestant, Fluimucil.
Ukad launched the investigation following a Daily Mail allegation.
“We are continuing to co-operate fully with Ukad and we look forward to their report,” a Team Sky statement said.
“As we have always said, we believe what is most important is for Ukad to establish the truth independently,” the statement continued.
“We are confident that when they report it will be clear that there has been no wrongdoing.”
Brailsford told MPs on Monday he had handled the situation “very badly”.
Team Sky added: “During the committee session, Dave [Brailsford] acknowledged once again his own mistakes in handling the issue over recent months.”
The package was delivered to Team Sky on the final day of the 2011 Criterium du Dauphine, which Wiggins won.
Fluimucil – used to clear mucus – is legal in sport and, according to Brailsford, is “administered on a regular basis”.
Brailsford said he had been told by then-team doctor Richard Freeman that it was “for a nebuliser”.
BBC sports editor Dan Roan
Finally we have been told what was in the notorious ‘mystery package’ that Team Sky had delivered to Sir Bradley Wiggins in France in 2011 – or at least what Sir Dave Brailsford says he has been told was in it by the team’s former doctor.
Documentary evidence proving it was indeed Fluimucil is now crucial, although for now the sport will be relieved to hear that the contents of the Jiffy bag was nothing more controversial than a mere decongestant.
But questions remain:
Sadly for Team Sky and British Cycling, despite the belated clarity, for many critics the sense of suspicion will linger beyond today.
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