Chris Boardman has described Shane Sutton as the victim of a ‘lynch mob’ after the British Cycling technical director was forced to resign amid allegations of sexism and improper conduct. Sprinter Jess Varnish spoke out against the Australian after being dropped from the Olympic programme last month, alleging that Sutton had told her to ‘go and have a baby’. A string of...
Chris Boardman, a former head of R&D at British Cycling, has welcomed the news of an inquiry into the federation but added that a ‘trial by press’ has been a disappointment. British Cycling finds itself in turmoil after a week of allegations surrounding a ‘culture of fear’, and several incidents of discrimination. Shane Sutton resigned from his role as Performance Director...
Retired British cycling champion Chris Boardman has told Cyclingnews he believes that Chris Froome's decision to release some of his physiological data late last week was the right one. Boardman's argument centres on the idea that the more information of this nature that is in the public domain, the better, and he called on other riders to follow suit - although some top names like...
When Stefan Küng powered to victory in the individual pursuit at the European Track Championships on Saturday, he not only broke the Swiss national record, he also set the seventh fastest time by anyone, ever. Only three riders, Jack Bobridge, Chris Boardman, and Rohan Dennis have gone quicker over 4 kilometres, and Boardman did so in the now-banned ‘superman’ position. Adding...
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