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Jess Varnish appeared at the employment tribunal in December where she was cross-examined for over five hours by British Cycling lawyers Ex-Great Britain cyclist Jess Varnish says she is “disappointed” but has “no regrets” over her failed attempt to prove she was an employee of British Cycling and UK Sport at tribunal. The decision means
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UCI president David Lappartient promised to ban tramdol as part of his election campaign The powerful painkiller tramadol will be banned in-competition in cycling from March this year. Cycling’s world governing body, the UCI, has announced its own ban despite the drug not being included on the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) prohibited list. Penalties for
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Rachel McKinnon (centre) pictured with Jen Wagner-Assali (right), who called her victory “unfair” Rachel McKinnon estimates she has received more than 100,000 hate messages on Twitter since she won her UCI Masters Track World Championship title in October. The 36-year-old Canadian’s victory was controversial in some quarters because she is a transgender woman competing in
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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Geraint Thomas received the Coupe Omnisports after winning the 2018 Tour de France Geraint Thomas has received a new Tour de France trophy after his original was stolen from a cycling show. The Coupe Omnisports disappeared after Team Sky, whom Thomas rides for, loaned it to sponsor Pinarello to
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Kenny, Archibald, Evans and Dickinson win gold in women’s team pursuit Track Cycling World Cup Venue:Lee Valley VeloPark, LondonDates:14-16 December Coverage:Watch live coverage on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, Red Button, Connected TVs, online & BBC Sport app. Great Britain’s women won gold in the team pursuit at the World Track Cycling World Cup in London.
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Jess Varnish arrives at the employment tribunal on Wednesday, accompanied by boyfriend and ex-GB BMX champion Liam Phillips (second left) Ex-rider Jess Varnish is putting “self-interest” before “public interest” by bringing a wrongful dismissal case against British Cycling and UK Sport, a lawyer for one of the bodies has said. Varnish also accuses the organisations
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