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by Mark Zalewski
March 11, 2017
In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Simon Yates solos to Paris-Nice stage win; Sagan wins uphill field sprint at Tirreno-Adriatico; Team Sky and the mystery of the exploding wheels at Tirreno-Adriatico; Report into British Cycling to confirm a ‘culture of fear’; Brailsford has no intention of quitting Team Sky; Longo Borghini alters schedule to race Ronde van Drenthe; Bouhanni to race Nokere Koerse; New stage race set for South Africa in early 2018; USA Cycling moves cyclocross nationals back to December date for 2018; WADA could add caffeine to prohibited list; 2017 Paris-Nice: Stage 6 highlights; One-Legged BMXer Julián Molina shreds harder than you.
While at Tirreno-Adriatico this week embattled Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford was the centre of media attention at the team bus. When asked if he is considering stepping aside in the wake of the brewing scandal between the team and British Cycling, he simply responded with “no.”
“My thoughts are about what’s good for the team and what’s right,” he said.
“We’re just here to win as many races as possible and do it the right way and that’s my primary concern and that’s what I think about.”
The Team Sky board has publicly said it is backing him. The team also launched a campaign to try to refute the accusations against it and Brailsford.
However, as the UK Anti-Doping investigation and British Parliament committee hearing continues, more and more evidence emerges, and the calls for answers grows louder.
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