UK Sport chief executive Liz Nicholl has reached out to British Cycling, asking the body to endeavor it restores its credibility or risk losing funding.
This threat came on the heels of investigations into the body, following allegations of doping, bullying and discrimination.
The success of the British cycling body so far has been partly due to the funding package handed out to it from UK Sport.
Nicholl was recently in Manchester, at the National Cycling Centre with Jonathan Browning, the new chairman of British cycling where she delivered the warning, which was in response of the body’s claim of bullying and sexism made first last April by Jess Varnish, former Great Britain track rider.
Nicole Sapstead, the boss of UK Anti-Doping was in London on Wednesday where she updated MPS on the five month’s investigations carried out by her agency into allegations of wrongdoing made against British Cycling and Team Sky, its professional road racing offspring team. (more…)Read More →