NICOLE COOKE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Nicole Cooke questions why Simon Cope was acting as Sky courier

Former Olympic champion Nicole Cooke has added another dimension to the ongoing saga of the purported delivery of cough medication to Bradley Wiggins at the Criterium du Dauphine in 2011, questioning why the manager of the women's national team, Simon Cope, was acting as a courier for Team Sky. Former technical director Shane Sutton confirmed that a padded envelope was transported...
Via Cycling News
December 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Retired Olympic champion Cooke expresses opinion on Armitstead's case

In a blog on her website, retired British cyclist Nicole Cooke commented on Lizzie Armitstead's recent hearing through the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). Armitstead, the current world champion and favourite to win the gold medal at the Rio Olympic Games this weekend, won an appeal after being provisionally suspended for missing three anti-doping tests with in one year...
Via Cycling News
August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

British Cycling suspends Shane Sutton

British Cycling announced today that it has suspended technical director Shane Sutton "pending an internal investigation" following allegations the Australian called Paralympic cyclists "gimps" and "wobblies". Sutton has also come under fire this week with former track riders Jess Varnish, Nicole Cooke and Victoria Pendleton alleging that sexism is rife within British Cycling...
Via Cycling News
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Pendleton and Cooke claim British Cycling is rife with sexism

Retired riders Victoria Pendleton and Nicole Cooke have both claimed that there is sexism within British Cycling. The remarks come days after Jess Varnish made allegations relating to her treatment at the hands of the national federation. British Cycling has denied the allegations but has stated that they will seek talks with Varnish. Pendleton, who retired on the back of the London...
Via Cycling News
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss
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