Five-time Olympic cycling champion Bradley Wiggins has to clear up the question marks remaining over why he was granted therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) for a steroid, his former team-mate Chris Froome says. Wiggins, 36, had his medical records leaked by presumed Russian hackers The Fancy Bears earlier this year. Froome, who was his faithful lieutenant on Team Sky that year and has won it himself three times since, told The Times that Wiggins' denials since and responses to the questions have not resolved the matter.
By Martyn Herman LONDON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Four-times Olympic champion Laura Kenny said she will always be grateful to former British Cycling technical director Shane Sutton but could not condone the behaviour that forced him to quit 100 days before the Rio Games. Sutton, who along with Dave Brailsford helped put the structure in place for Britain to become a cycling superpower, stood down in April after Kenny's team mate Jess Varnish accused him of making sexist and derogatory remarks. A British Cycling inquiry upheld the allegations in October after an internal investigation into his conduct.
Two of sports' greatest collided Friday evening at the Sprint Cup Awards as Michael Phelps made a surprise appearance to introduce 2016's Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson in his official coronation. The most-decorated Olympian of all time took the stage to introduce Johnson -- from one champion to the next -- to the Las Vegas crowd. Once Johnson got to the mic for his highly-anticipated champion speech he was indeed shocked. "It's still sinking in," he confessed. "It's mind blowing."