Vuelta a Espana 2016: Stage 1- Triumphant Sky put Kennaugh in red

Team Sky paced the opening team trial to perfection. Their fifth man stopped the clock at 30:37, two hundreths of a second faster than Movistar with the Orica-BikeEdge crew claiming third. Pete Kennaugh was first man over the line and will swap the Rapha black and blue for the splendid Vuelta red.
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Tweets of the Week Special: British Cycling under the microscope

It’s been a while since we’ve done a Tweets of the Week Special but this subject certainly deserves it. It starts with Shane Sutton – technical director of British Cycling – being accused of sexist, racist, ableist and bullying behaviour and it ends with British Cycling as a whole coming under the discrimination microscope and submitting to an independent review of its practices. The conversations swept through Twitter like wildfire – here is just a snapshot of some of those.  Continue reading