Your Saturday Daily News Digest

by Mark Zalewski

December 10, 2016

In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Joaquim Rodriguez makes final decision to retire, committing to a Bahrain-Merida staff role; No positive doping tests at 2016 Tour de France; Mclaren report, part two, shows Russian doping of 1,000 Athletes across 30 Sports; Wiggins will not be cited over mystery medical package; Yorkshire interested in hosting Vuelta start; Sydney’s Olympic velodrome future uncertain; Johan Museeuw Classic changes to one-day format; Lars Boom makes quiet start to cyclocross season; Volta ao Algarve announces 2017 route; Axeon Hagens Berman 2017 roster; Cycling Academy finalises roster; Laura Kenny named Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year; Video reminds cyclists to always wear a helmet; Red Bull Trans-Siberian Extreme race; Can a bicycle power your house?

Laura Kenny named Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year

by CyclingTips

Four-time Olympic gold medallist Laura Kenny is the 2016 Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year. Kenny won gold medals in the team pursuit and omnium at the Rio Games.

Kenny was nominated for the award along with Paracyclist Sarah Storey, who has won 14 Paralympic gold medals.

Paracyclist Kadeena Cox won the Paralympian of the Year award, for winning medals in both cycling and athletics in Rio. She won the gold medal in the C4-5 time trial, and the World Championship in the 500 m time trial – C4.

Click through to read more at the BBC.