Chris Hoy: 'It's the right time for British cycling to have a shake-up'

Olympic track sprint gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy says that British cycling has been 'challenged' but not tarnished by recent revelations

Chris Hoy

Sir Chris Hoy says that he thinks that the time is right for British cycling to 'have a shake-up', and that 'everything is brought out into the open' regarding recent controversies surrounding the sport.

The 40-year-old, six-time Olympic gold-medal winning former GB track sprint cyclist thinks that British cycling's reputation has been challenged over the past year, with allegations of bullying and sexism, and controversy surrounding therapeutic use exemption (TUE) certificates.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.