By Matt Lawton for the Daily Mail
Published: 22:00 GMT, 11 February 2019 | Updated: 22:03 GMT, 11 February 2019
The medical hearing for former Team Sky and British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman is in danger of descending into farce amid concerns that delays could prevent UK Anti-Doping from acting on any new evidence.
The Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service hearing was due to start last week, having been allocated 20 days in Manchester from February 6.
But an initial application for a 48-hour adjournment by Freeman's legal team has been followed by further preliminary legal application that the MPTS now expect to continue for the remainder of this week.
The medical hearing for former Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman has been delayed this week
That means it could be day nine before the tribunal that centres on an allegation that Freeman