British Cycling to appoint Programmes Director

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British Cycling will recruit a Programmes Director to work alongside Performance Director Dave Brailsford with the British cycling team. The new position is the first change in structure for the British team's coaching staff following a post London 2012 review.

The role will oversee the whole of BC's talent pathway from the talent programmes that go in to the schools to the podium athletes competing in international events.

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Simon Richardson
Magazine editor

Editor of Cycling Weekly magazine, Simon has been working at the title since 2001. He fell in love with cycling 1989 when watching the Tour de France on Channel 4, started racing in 1995 and in 2000 he spent one season racing in Belgium. During his time at CW (and Cycle Sport magazine) he has written product reviews, fitness features, pro interviews, race coverage and news. He has covered the Tour de France more times than he can remember along with two Olympic Games and many other international and UK domestic races. He became the 130-year-old magazine's 13th editor in 2015.