Top table for Sir Chris at British Cycling's Golden Jubilee celebrations

Sir Chris Hoy, Manchester Track Cycling World Cup 2009

Sir Chris Hoy, the four times Olympic Gold medallist, will be one of the high-profile guests at British Cycling's 50th Anniversary and Annual Awards ceremony in Manchester next month (February 20). The venue is Manchester's Central Convention Centre.

Others include Dave Brailsford CBE; the mastermind behind cycling's Olympic successes and the brains behind Team Sky and Steve Peat, the Downhill Mountain Bike World Champion. Many other top sporting figures plus corporate partners will also attend the event hosted by Sky's leading presenter, Dermot Murnaghan.

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Keith Bingham joined the Cycling Weekly team in the summer of 1971, and retired in 2011. During his time, he covered numerous Tours de France, Milk Races and everything in-between. He was well known for his long-running 'Bikewatch' column, and played a pivotal role in fighting for the future of once at-threat cycling venues such as Hog Hill and Herne Hill Velodrome.