They also pointed out the abuse of the Therapeutic Use Exemption(TUE) which allowed some athletes to take what would normally be banned substances and also that some more favoured athletes were allowed to present backdated prescriptions.
The doping probably has not ceased. It is more likely that the mass team doping has stopped and more subtle and incrementally smaller dosages are being used.
One unnamed but “respected” professional cyclist felt that 90 percent of the professional peloton continues to dope, though “he thought that there was little orchestrated team doping in the manner that teams had previously employed,” according to the report. Another professional, also unnamed, put the figure at 20 percent. Velo News
This year’s professional cycling is underway. The Tour de France starts July 4th.
CIRC Report Executive Summary - Velo News
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