Olympic sprinter Jess Varnish’s case against UK Sport could have major impact for athletes, according to lawyers

The case will decide if Varnish was self-employed or an employee as an athlete

Jess Varnish (Photo: Andy Jones)

The legal case between Olympic cyclist Jess Varnish and UK Sport could have a big impact on athletes in other sports, according to her lawyers.

Varnish has taken British Cycling and UK Sport to an employment tribunal after she was dropped from the elite programme in 2016.

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