Daily News Digest

by Mark Zalewski

May 26, 2016

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Kluge spoils sprinters’ day and gives IAM a reason to smile at Giro d’Italia; Wout Van Aert wins Baloise Belgium Tour prologue; Project 2016: The story behind USA Cycling’s revolutionary new track bikes; Chaves loses teammate support in Mezgec; Dimension Data seeking Grand Tour squad for 2017; British Cycling review panel names three; Sagan seeking wildcard spot for cross-country MTB at Rio Olympics; Giant-Alpecin names Tour de France long-list; Reports link Degenkolb to Trek-Segafredo; Teenaged Dygert’s talent still seems limitless; Giro stage 17 highlights; An Post RáS 2016 – Stage 3 highlights; 360 video of descent; Wiggins to race London six day race; Orica-GreenEdge backstage pass: Giro stage 17

British Cycling review panel names three

by CyclingTips

Three people have been named to the review panel leading the investigation into the allegations against the former head British Cycling Shane Sutton, with a fourth yet to be announced. Annamarie Phelps, the current head of British Rowing, will chair the panel.

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“One final panel member is still to be confirmed and there is also the option to bring in additional expertise once all the submissions have been reviewed,” a statement said.

On the panel are former England rugby national team head coach Stuart Lancaster, sports lawyer John Mehrzad, an independent chairman of the Football Association’s anti-discrimination panel and London 2012 hockey bronze medalist Annie Panter.

“This expert panel has the range of skills and experience to enable us to conduct a thorough and robust review,” Phelps told the Guardian. “The panel will work swiftly and diligently to assess the evidence and compile a report in the interest of the sport.

“I would encourage anyone still considering making a submission to do so, in complete confidence, to Sport Resolutions UK.”

Click through to read more at the Guardian.

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