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British Cycling: Jess Varnish 'insulted' by report into alleged bullying

Media playback is not supported on this device Jess Varnish has reacted angrily to the findings of a report on British Cycling that was triggered by her complaints of sexism and bullying. The former Olympic rider said it was “laughable” ...

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Jay Clarke: British tennis player says he gets 15 to 20 racist messages a month

British tennis player Jay Clarke has revealed that he receives 15 to 20 racially abusive messages a month on social media and it is “not a surprise” when it happens. British number nine Clarke, 18, tweeted an example which referred ...

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British Cycling: Liz Nicholl denies win-at-all-costs approach at UK Sport

[unable to retrieve full-text content] UK Sport chief Liz Nicholl says the organisation does not have a win-at-all-costs approach, as a report into the culture at British Cycling is published. BBC Sport – Cycling

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Ride London-Surrey Classic: British Race gains men's UCI World Tour status

Ride London Venue: London Date: 30 July Distance: 187km Coverage: Live on BBC One Great Britain will host its first men’s UCI World Tour race when the Ride London-Surrey Classic takes place in July. The event, first staged in 2013, ...

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British Cycling: Culture report to be published on Wednesday

A long-awaited report into an alleged culture of bullying at British Cycling will be published on Wednesday. An investigation started last year after claims made by former Great Britain track sprinter Jess Varnish and other Olympians and Paralympians. A draft ...

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Jenny Pitman joins British Horseracing Authority disciplinary panel

Former leading trainer Jenny Pitman is to join the British Horseracing Authority’s disciplinary panel. The 71-year-old’s appointment comes after recommendations by an official report that more ex-trainers and jockeys should be used in the process. Pitman, known for her straight ...

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British Cycling: Review leads to medical services overhaul

British Cycling has announced a “timely” overhaul of its medical services for athletes following an independent review. Dr Rod Jaques, director of medical services at the English Institute of Sport, examined British Cycling’s practices after it was scrutinised as part ...

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Women's Tour: Riders now target British race, says defending champion

Defending champion Lizzie Deignan says the Women’s Tour has developed into a race “everybody targets”, with the first stage to begin on Wednesday. It will be the fourth edition of the five-stage event, which opens in Daventry, Northamptonshire and will ...

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British Cycling chiefs set to be replaced at emergency general meeting

Media playback is not supported on this device British Cycling’s board of directors is set to be replaced after the governing body called an emergency meeting next month to vote on reforms. The likes of chairman Jonathan Browning, who in ...

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Jack Buckner: British Swimming names new chief executive

Jack Buckner has been appointed chief executive of British Swimming as preparations continue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Buckner, the chief executive of British Triathlon, will succeed David Sparkes when he retires in June after 23 years ...

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