Chris Boardman: Shane Sutton forced out of British Cycling by 'lynch mob'

Chris Boardman says the Shane Sutton saga was an exercise of "throwing mud at British Cycling and seeing what sticks"

Shane Sutton speaks to the media (Photo: CJ Farquharson)

(Image credit: CJ Farquharson)

Chris Boardman described Shane Sutton as being "passionate and right on the edge" and says the Australian was forced out of British Cycling as the media were behaving like a "lynch mob" in April.

Sutton resigned from his post as technical director at British Cycling after allegations of sexism and discrimination were made against him, notably from track sprinter Jess Varnish and para-cyclist Darren Kenny.

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