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Your Saturday Daily News Digest

by Mark Zalewski

April 15, 2017

In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Esteban Chaves staying upbeat about debut Tour despite racing calendar disruptions; British Cycling’s new performance director says he will not prevent riders from consulting Shane Sutton; Vos curbing expectations ahead of Amstel Gold Race; Matthews ready for a change of Classics tactics with Sunweb; UCI Track World Championships continue with strong Aussie performance; Jason Kenny to retire before the next Olympics?; CCC-SprandiPolkowice bikes stolen ahead of Amstel Gold Race; Teams using Tour of the Alps as rehearsal for Giro; Belgian federation educating young cyclists to not imitate pros; Mancebo signs with U.S. Continental team Canyon Bicycles Pro Cycling; Putting a stamp on a world title; 2017 UCI Track World Championships, day 2 highlights; Video: Handmade – Brompton Bikes.

Jason Kenny to retire before the next Olympics?

by CyclingTips

Six-time Olympic champion for Great Britain Jason Kenny could retire before the Tokyo Olympics, according to his wife and fellow champion Laura (née Trott).

 

“He’s going to give himself a bit of time,” Laura Kenny told BBC Sport. “He’s having six months to decide what he wants to do, whether to carry on or to retire.

“I’m not sure he even knows to be totally honest. As athletes, you always want to carry on, you always want to go to the next one… you become this self-absorbed kind of person and everything’s just about you, but there’s bigger things in life than that.”

Jason Kenny was part of the gold medal-winning Great Britain team sprint team at the past three Olympics, and has also won two individual sprints and a keirin title.

Click through to read more at BBC Sport.

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