Chris Froome tells David Lappartient: raise concerns to me not through media

• UCI president said it would be ‘disaster’ for Froome to ride the Tour
• Team Sky cyclist is challenging a failed drugs test from 2017

Chris Froome has criticised the head of cycling’s world governing body for speaking publicly about his 2017 failed drugs test .

The four-times Tour de France winner defended his decision to continue to compete while he challenges an adverse finding from the Vuelta a España last September, which indicated double the permitted level of the asthma drug salbutamol in his system.

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