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Senior Sports Writer and Columnist — The Guardian

Senior sports writer and columnist at the Guardian. Formerly sports editor of guardian.co.uk and father of Football Weekly

Shane Sutton accused of ‘dirty terrorist’ and ‘bitches’ remarks by British cyclists

Shane Sutton accused of ‘dirty terrorist’ and ‘bitches’ remarks by British cyclists
theguardian.com — Further questions about the culture at British Cycling were raised on Thursday after three current riders in the squad told the Guardian that Shane Sutton called women "bitches" and "sheilas" and once referred to a non-white rider as a "dirty terrorist" when he turned up to a race with stubble.

Many British cyclists were terrified of Shane Sutton, says top BMX rider

Many British cyclists were terrified of Shane Sutton, says top BMX rider
theguardian.com — Shane Sutton's resignation has been welcomed by several riders in the British Cycling squad, but some have warned that his decision to quit as technical director will not end the organisation's problems. The BMX rider Tre Whyte has told the Guardian the atmosphere in British Cycling was terrible and senior management was to blame.

Shane Sutton: tough-talking Australian for whom conflict was never far away

Shane Sutton: tough-talking Australian for whom conflict was never far away
theguardian.com — Shane Sutton grew up in the small country town of Moree, Australia, as a self-confessed "rough bastard", who was always getting drunk and into brawls. As a solid professional cyclist, and hugely successful coach, he survived a long battle with the bottle as well as spectacular fallouts with riders such as Nicole Cooke and Victoria Pendleton.

Shane Sutton resigns as technical director of British Cycling

Shane Sutton resigns as technical director of British Cycling
theguardian.com — Shane Sutton has resigned as British Cycling's technical director following allegations of sexism and bullying, and accusations that he called Paralympians "gimps" and "wobblies". The 58-year-old Australian had strongly denied all charges, but on Wednesday afternoon decided his position was no longer worth fighting for.

The road to Rio 2016: how the key Olympic sports are shaping up

The road to Rio 2016: how the key Olympic sports are shaping up
theguardian.com — How are they shaping up? Mo Farah. Greg Rutherford. Jessica Ennis-Hill. Four years on from London 2012, those familiar names from Super Saturday remain British Athletics' best hopes of gold in Rio. Farah insists he is in exceptional shape but will be wary of the challenge of the young Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworor, who beat him at the world half-marathon championships.

British cycling’s Shane Sutton suspended for alleged Paralympian comments

British cycling’s Shane Sutton suspended for alleged Paralympian comments
irishtimes.com — British Cycling's technical director, Shane Sutton, has been suspended pending a formal investigation into accusations that he called Paralympic cyclists in the British squad "gimps" and "wobblies" on multiple occasions.

British Cycling’s Shane Sutton suspended over alleged comments on Paralympians

British Cycling’s Shane Sutton suspended over alleged comments on Paralympians
theguardian.com — British Cycling's technical director, Shane Sutton, has been suspended pending a formal investigation into accusations that he called Paralympic cyclists in the British squad "gimps" and "wobblies". The Australian, who mentored Sir Chris Hoy and Sir Bradley Wiggins to Olympic glory before taking over the top role in British cycling in 2014, was already under scrutiny after allegations of sexism made by the track rider Jess Varnish at the weekend.

British Cycling announces inquiry into Jess Varnish’s sexism claims

British Cycling announces inquiry into Jess Varnish’s sexism claims
theguardian.com — British Cycling has announced an independent review into allegations of sexism and bullying made by the track rider Jess Varnish. The review, which will be conducted in conjunction with UK Sport, will also investigate Varnish's latest claims that there was a "culture of fear" inside the organisation that prevented staff speaking out about sexism because they were afraid of losing their jobs.

Joanna Rowsell Shand: ‘At Rio Olympics we’ll be chasers, which is exciting but also scary’

Joanna Rowsell Shand: ‘At Rio Olympics we’ll be chasers, which is exciting but also scary’
theguardian.com — "They call us the medal factory but it's not: it's a lot of talented riders working very hard along with the best support staff in the world," says Joanna Rowsell Shand. She pauses, meets the eye, and adds emphasis. "And these are real people, not robots."

How Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid defy the odds

How Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid defy the odds
gulfnews.com — London: Winning Ugly is what Brad Gilbert called his book on defying the odds, and the greats of tennis, with a brew of psychology, gamesmanship and sheer tough-mindedness. Twenty years on Atletico Madrid are its most brilliant exponents.
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Apr 30, 2016

@billywNYC Cheers! Two little kids with us so maybe tricky but we'll try

Apr 30, 2016

@Matt_Lawton_DM @WingsforLifeUK Probably only holiday we'll get this year with Rio etc so should be fun. Except we have brought the kids ...


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