UK Sport calls for British Cycling to investigate allegations of kit being sold online for profit

British Cycling has been instructed by UK Sport to conduct an investigation into allegations of official kit, including a bike, being sold online for profit

UK Sport are asking for an investigation into claims that British Cycling's kit was being sold online for profit, according to reports in the Daily Mail. The news comes in the wake of Shane Sutton's resignation as technical director.

Skin suits to £10,000 bicycles – paid for with National Lottery money – were allegedly sold on the internet. At the time this article was published, British Cycling and UK Sport had not yet responded to Cycling Weekly regarding the claims.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.