Geraint Thomas: Shane Sutton has done more than most for British Cycling

The Team Sky rider releases a statement after Shane Sutton resigned from his role at British Cycling over discrimination claims

Shane Sutton, GB coach, London 2012 Olympics, track training, 30 July 2012

Geraint Thomas has said that Shane Sutton did "more than most for British Cycling" in his time there, after the Australian quit his role at the national governing body on Wednesday having been accused of making discriminatory remarks.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).