British Cycling chairman, makes official apology

An investigation into the culture at British Cycling was launched last year after ex-riders complained about their treatment.

The head of British Cycling Jonathan Browning has apologised for the "failings" identified following the alleged accusations of bullying and sexism against cyclists.

Browning said “The governing body will be making changes to be more caring to riders. We deeply regret and apologise for any instances where we have failed to deliver."

The governing body has confirmed work on an action plan to address the issues identified is already under way as a comprehensive report is pending as the investigation is on-going.

The independent review was commissioned last April by British Cycling alongside UK Sport, which provides elite funding to the organisation.

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