Suspended British Cycling coach Shane Sutton 'upset' by discrimination allegations

In an interview with The Times, suspended British Cycling technical director Shane Sutton firmly denies the discrimination allegations levelled against him

Shane Sutton speaks to the media (Photo: CJ Farquharson)

(Image credit: CJ Farquharson)

Suspended British Cycling technical director Shane Sutton says he is upset by the claims of sexism and discrimination that Jess Varnish and others have made against him.

The Australian was suspended by BC on Tuesday night, pending an investigation into the claims, but in an interview with The Times Sutton insists he didn't say any of the things alleged against him.

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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.