Phillips returns to BMX after track experiment

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Liam Phillips has left Great Britain's track sprint programme and returned to racing BMX. Phillips had been training with the GB track sprinters since April with an eye on competing in the 2011/12 track World Cup series.

Phillips was put forward as a possible candidate for 'man one' on Britain's team sprint line-up - a position previously held by former BMXer Jamie Staff. Staff, Sir Chris Hoy and Jason Kenny struck gold at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Phillips represented Britain in the BMX event in Beijing when aged just 19 years old.

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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.