British Cycling receives £26.6m investment from Sport England

British Cycling will focus on increasing participation in the sport by tackling inequalities and issues of access into cycling

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British Cycling will receive an investment of £26.6 million of Government and National Lottery funding from Sport England over the next five years, with a focus on inspiring young riders and rebuilding the sporting pathways following the challenges of Covid-19. 

British Cycling will use the investment to enhance the infrastructure for all eight cycling disciplines, and will also place a large emphasis on tackling inequalities to ensure the sport is open and inclusive for everyone. 

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.