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by Mark Zalewski
November 5, 2016
In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: With sights set on 2020 Olympics, Marianne Vos’ team signs five-year deal with new title sponsor; Former Bora Argon 18 rider Nerz suffering headaches and dizziness after multiple crashes; Shane Sutton to appeal investigation decision; Shane Sutton eyeing position with Cycling Australia; Michael Rasmussen defends Riis returning to cycling; Project TJ Sport gathers in Italy for first camp; McCarthy switching from Australian to Ireland; Movistar, Cannondale-Drapac, Sky unveil new kits; New kit day for World Champ Amalie Dideriksen; Kaitie Antonneau to Cylance for road season; Should you cycle with earphones?; Singlespeed Cyclocross World Championships trailer.
Embattled former technical director of British Cycling, Shane Sutton, has said he will appeal the decision upheld by an independent investigation into the allegations that he made sexist and discriminatory remarks.
“I can categorically state I never made those comments I was originally alleged to have made,” he said, speaking at the Rouleur Classic in London on Thursday.
“I’m pretty sure people will be sitting back going ‘well, he’s going to appeal’ – which is going to happen now.
“I will take it from there. I will produce the evidence. Everything comes out in the dirty washing. I am quite sure the evidence this time will prevail and I will win.”
The internal investigation from the national governing body upheld Jess Varnish’s claims that Sutton used unacceptable language, claiming that Sutton had told her to “go and have a baby” and that she had a “fat ass.”
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