Sir Chris in Foy-Hoy football mix-up

Chris Hoy, British track national championships 2011, day four

British track sprint star Sir Chris Hoy has been on the receiving end of some surprisingly vicious criticism of his refereeing of the Tottenham Hotspur versus Stoke Premier League match this weekend.

Except, of course, he wasn't refereeing the match. That would be the similarly named Chris Foy.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

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.