Verdict on scandal that shook Italian cycling may never be reached... due to broken heating

Appeal hearing suspended in pay to race scandal after heating system fails

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A final verdict on the "pay-to-race" scandal that has shook Italian cycling may never be reached, after an appeal hearing was suspended due to broken heating in the Italian Cycling Federation offices.

The Italian Olympic Committee was lodging an appeal against a decision to clear three team managers of accusations that they made riders pay to take place in races.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.