Cycling

Ex-Great Britain cyclist Jess Varnish says she is “disappointed” but has “no regrets” over her failed attempt to prove she was an employee of British Cycling and UK Sport at tribunal. The decision means the 28-year-old is highly unlikely to be able to sue both bodies for wrongful dismissal and sexual discrimination after being dropped
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The powerful painkiller tramadol will be banned in-competition in cycling from March this year. Cycling’s world governing body, the UCI, has announced its own ban despite the drug not being included on the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) prohibited list. Penalties for a positive test range from disqualification from the event to a nine-month ban for
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Rachel McKinnon estimates she has received more than 100,000 hate messages on Twitter since she won her UCI Masters Track World Championship title in October. The 36-year-old Canadian’s victory was controversial in some quarters because she is a transgender woman competing in female sport, albeit in the 35-44-year-old category. Jen Wagner-Assali, who finished third, called
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