'Hypocrisy and double standards in respect to gender are ingrained in cycling'

Nicole Cooke and Victoria Pendleton lend weight to Jess Varnish's claims that sexism is prevalent at the highest level of cycling after claims the 25-year-old made against British Cycling and Shane Sutton

Olympic champions Nicole Cooke and Victoria Pendleton have come out in support of Jess Varnish's claims of sexism within British Cycling, which the 25-year-old made after being dropped from the Olympic programme.

While BC insist that Varnish was not offered a new contract based on her performances in recent years, the sprinter claims technical director Shane Sutton told her to "get on with having a baby"

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