NICOLE COOKE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Barker: Sexism in cycling is 'not always blatantly obvious'

British track rider Elinor Barker told BBC Radio Wales on Wednesday that sexism is still prevelant in cycling, but "there has never been a better time to be a female cyclist." A day after Nicole Cooke leveled heavy criticism on British Cycling in front of Parliament's Culture, Media and Sport Committee, Barker outlined some of the frustrations female riders continue to face on...
Via Cycling News
January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Cooke 'sceptical' about Team Sky's use of TUEs and Wiggins' jiffy bag

Nicole Cooke has told the UK Parliament that she is ‘sceptical’ of Team Sky and Bradley Wiggins’ use of therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) and the mysterious jiffy bag that was sent to the 2011 Criterium du Dauphine. Speaking in front of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee that is investigating doping in sport, Cooke, said that the timings of applications reminded her of...
Via Cycling News
January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

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

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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