Jess Varnish demands full release of evidence in Shane Sutton inquiry

Legal team set to challenge British Cycling's decision to clear Sutton of eight of nine bullying and sexual harassment allegations

Jess Varnish (Photo: Andy Jones)

Former Great Britain track sprinter Jess Varnish has called for a full release of all evidence surrounding British Cycling's investigation into her claims against its former technical director Shane Sutton.

Last week a leaked report showed that Sutton had been cleared of eight of the nine accusations of bullying and sexual harassment made against him by Varnish, with BC finding that the Australian had used the word "bitches" but had not used the "c-word" or referred to female cyclists as "sheilas".

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.