Victoria Pendleton rubbishes some of Shane Sutton's claims of support towards her

Victoria Pendleton says Shane Sutton never "held her" in his arms, saying that their relationship deteriorated between the Beijing and London Olympics

Victoria Pendleton wins keirin, London 2012 Olympic Games, track cycling day two

Victoria Pendleton has rejected Shane Sutton's claims that he "held her" in his arms when she "capitulated" in the track centre, which the former British Cycling technical director made after his suspension from the governing body.

Pendleton supported Jess Varnish's claims of sexism within British Cycling, in which Varnish said Sutton told her to "go and have a baby". Pendleton revealed that she thought her opinions when in the programme were not as well respected as those of the men.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.