World champion Lizzie Armitstead joined British Cycling for the Tour de Yorkshire on Saturday. She expressed disappointment over her missed victory but noted the special occasion in competing alongside compatriot Emma Pooley. "Emma is one of the strongest athletes in the world," Armitstead said in a post-race interview with Voxwomen. "Obviously her focus at the moment isn't totally...
Emma Pooley has added to recent claims of an embedded culture of sexism within British Cycling after technical director Shane Sutton resigned from his role following alleged sexism and discrimination claims. Olympic gold medallists Nicole Cooke and Victoria Pendelton, as well as Jess Varnish are among riders to have spoken out about the governing body with several riders also...
Lizzie Armitstead (Boels Dolmans) believes that the rest of the world will be scared of the British women’s team at this summer’s Olympic Games. Current world road race champion, Armitstead, heads towards Rio as the one the favourites, and although the British women’s team will probably comprise of just three riders, the likely inclusion of Emma Pooley will give the squad both...
British Cycling has confirmed that Olympic time trial silver medallist and 2010 world champion Emma Pooley will return to the Great Britain Cycling Team for the Asda Women’s Tour de Yorkshire, lining her up for selection for the hilly time trial at the Rio Olympics. Pooley will line-up in Great Britain colours alongside the current world champion Lizzie Armitstead and ride the...
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