Cycling

Six-time Formula 1 constructors’ championship winners Mercedes have agreed a partnership with Team Ineos’ cycling and sailing divisions. The partnership will help develop “engineering, human science, simulation and data analysis”. Ineos – owned by Britain’s richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe – began sponsoring Team Sky cycling in March 2019. “The technical demands of F1 mean
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Dr Richard Freeman’s tribunal has been adjourned until next year on medical grounds. The former British Cycling and Team Sky medic has been accused of ordering testosterone to British Cycling’s headquarters in 2011 to boost an athlete’s performance, which he denies. The tribunal was set to last until 20 December. He is yet to give
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World individual time trial champion Rohan Dennis says joining Team Ineos is a “dream”, after signing a two-year deal with the British team. Bahrain-Merida terminated Dennis’ contract a year early in September, just before he retained his title at the World Championships in Yorkshire. The 29-year-old is set to make his Team Ineos debut on
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Evidence from former British Cycling performance director Shane Sutton will be considered by a medical tribunal in the case against former British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman. Australian Sutton stormed out of the hearing in Manchester last month after repeatedly denying claims by Dr Freeman’s lawyer Mary O’Rourke that he is “a liar, a doper and
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Media playback is not supported on this device Great Britain’s Vicky Williamson has announced she is switching sports from track cycling to bobsleigh. The 26-year-old returned to racing in January after three years out because of serious injuries sustained in a crash in Rotterdam in 2016. In February, she and Katy Marchant came 14th in
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Britain’s Mark Stewart and Fred Wright secured a bronze medal for Britain in the men’s madison at the UCI Track World Cup in Hong Kong. The British pair finished with 33 points, five behind New Zealand, with Germany’s Roger Kluge and Theo Reinhardt taking gold on 56 points. On Saturday, Jason Kenny claimed silver for
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