The Great Britain team have been a dominant force in the world of track cycling in recent years, symbolised most notably by their wealth of medals – most of them gold – from the last two Olympic Games. However, since the retirement of Chris Hoy and Victoria Pendleton, the squad has seemed somewhat in transition. They came away from the UCI Track World Championships in France...
During Great Britain’s gold rush on the track at the London 2012 Olympics, sprinter Jess Varnish was one of the few British riders who missed out on glory when she and team sprint partner Victoria Pendleton were disqualified in the semi-finals for an illegal changeover after setting a world record in qualifying. Three years on, the 25-year-old Englishwoman’s hopes of redemption...
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