Emma Pooley

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Morgan Cabot, as she nears completion of the Everesting challenge of cycling the equivalent of Mt Everest’s altitude on Mount Seymour in Vancouver, Canada. Photograph: Alec Jacobson/New York Times

The biking challenge known as Everesting is catching on: pick a hill and cycle up it for 8,848 metres, the same as the world’s highest mountain (...)

Former Team Sky rider Nicole Cooke has launched an attack on British Cycling and their handling of doping claims, as well as saying that sexism is embedded in the culture. Photo: Getty Images

Nicole Cooke has launched an excoriating attack on British Cycling, calling it sexist and unaccountable, and told MPs that she has no faith in the UK (...)

A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament’s Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows Team Sky director Dave Brailsford answering questions at a Commons select committee in London on December 29th, 2016.

For three hours in the Thatcher room in Portcullis House the air had all the ease of a dentist’s surgery as the committee for culture, media and sport(...)

Dave Brailsford and Bradley Wiggins: “What was the exact process that led to Sir Bradley Wiggins being given three injections of triamcinolone?” Photograph:  Scott Mitchell/teamsky.com via Getty Images

Back when Team Sky was in utero, Sir Dave Brailsford made a startling statement of intent. “People come into professional cycling and compromise,” he(...)

 UK Anti-Doping has said it is examining an “allegation of wrongdoing within cycling”. The announcement came as the Daily Mail reported UKAD is investigating Team Sky and Bradley Wiggins over the contents of a medical package. Photograph: David Davies/PA

The British cycling coach who took a package to Team Sky in June 2011 has no idea of its contents. The Daily Mail last week reported that UK Anti-Dop(...)