What you need to know about the British Cycling discrimination scandal

Shane Sutton has been suspended from his role as technical director at British Cycling pending an internal investigation into allegations of discrimination against him

Jess Varnish, Shane Sutton and Darren Kenny

With 100 days to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, British Cycling is in turmoil. The technical director has resigned following claims against him of sexism, bullying and discrimination from former riders in the performance programme.

Shane Sutton, alongside Sir Dave Brailsford, helped lead Britain's cycling revolution as part of the coaching team that masterminded Team GB's medal sprees at the Beijing and London Olympics.

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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.