Nigel Jones has been appointed British Cycling's first-ever chief medical officer, as the organisation seeks to restore credibility in the wake of former doctor Richard Freeman being found guilty of ordering a banned substance for a rider and struck off the medical register as a consequence.
One of the loveliest experiences right now is watching our two dogs race around the garden. Our older dog - whose former playmate died in November 2019 - used to be the faster one. But, although he still motors, the newbie one-year-old floats away from him.
UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) is being investigated by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) following reports it let British Cycling conduct its own probe into an athlete who tested positive for a banned substance in 2010.
A media release drops into my inbox from UK Anti-Doping with the information that a rugby player, one Ralph Rainbow (no, me neither) has been banned for four years after UK Border Forces seized a package which contained £200 worth of items used in the process of injecting Human Growth Hormone (HGH), a case which echoes British Cycling’s infamous jiffy bag affair.
Former British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman has been permanently struck off the medical register in Britain.
Former British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman has been found guilty of ordering a banned substance for an unnamed cyclist.
Cycling Canada and British Cycling have announced the postponement and cancellation of a series of events as both organisations continue to plot a safe return to action during the coronavirus pandemic.
British Cycling has responded to criticism over the staging of a pre-Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games track meeting that brought together 90 riders in Manchester during the coronavirus lockdown.
Scott Pollock has taken overall responsibility for the direction of British Cycling’s men’s sprint programme, as the governing body announced a restructuring following the dismissal of Kevin Stewart.
British Cycling’s preparations for Tokyo 2020 have suffered a blow with the resignation of women’s endurance coach Paul Manning.
British Cycling has announced the sacking of sprint coach Kevin Stewart on the grounds of gross misconduct, including a "long-term pattern of inappropriate relationships with riders."
British Cycling has launched a project which the national governing body says will aim to tackle the current diversity gap, with a focus on increasing black and minority ethnic representation in the racing community, volunteer network, recreation programmes and the organisation’s own workforce.
British Cycling, England Athletics and British Triathlon have written to Oliver Dowden, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, to request small group rides, runs and coaching sessions for young people and those with disabilities be made exempt from new national lockdown measures.
Richard Freeman claimed he "never doped a rider" as the former British Cycling doctor's medical tribunal continued.
Former British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman has claimed he destroyed a package of testosterone he ordered, while suggesting he was unaware he may have breached World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) rules by having the banned substance in his possession.