Howden: I won't step down even if there is sexism within British Cycling

It's been a turbulent week at British Cycling in which a series of claims pointing to a culture of sexism have been laid against the federation, and allegations that technical director Shane Sutton, who recently resigned from his post, used discriminatory and derogatory language toward athletes. In an interview with Cyclingnews, President of British Cycling Bob Howden tried to provide a clearer picture of what is going on inside the federation and the steps involved in an independent review.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.