Jess Varnish alleges 'sexism' in Great Britain team: British Cycling and Shane Sutton issue statement

Track sprinter Jess Varnish gives interview with Daily Mail in light of not being contracted to continue in Great Britain team - Alleges she was told to 'get on with having a baby' - British Cycling and team technical director Shane Sutton issue statement

Jess Varnish

Former Great Britain track sprinter Jess Varnish has said that she was subjected to 'sexist' comments during her time on the national team.

Varnish made the comments in an interview with the Daily Mail published on Friday evening, April 22, in light of losing her place on the Great Britain team.

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