There will be those who will read Nicole Cooke’s explosive evidence to parliament on Tuesday and roll their eyes. Cooke, about as feisty an individual as you could wish to meet, has long maintained that she and other female riders were effectively second-class citizens in British Cycling’s much-vaunted World Class Performance Programme. More »The Telegraph - 3 hours ago
Nicole Cooke has given a withering assessment of British Cycling’s record of sexism in a committee hearing at the UK Parliament. More »Eurosport - 5 hours ago
What time is Roger Federer vs Stan Wawrinka at Australian Open, what TV channel is it on and what are the latest odds?
How did they get to the semi-final? Federer did what Andy Murray could not and beat Mischa Zverev to reach his 41st grand slam semi-final. The Swiss hit 65 winners and broke six times, with Zverev managing to win only 44 of his 90 forays to the net. More »The Telegraph - 5 hours ago
The Premier League and Cadbury have agreed a three-year partnership deal in a move blasted by Britain’s obesity campaigners. Cadbury will work with the Premier League from next season following its sponsorship of the London 2012 Olympics. It means from next year, Cadbury will benefit from a range of Premier League rights relating to player milestones including the Golden Boot and Golden Glove awards. More »Evening Standard - 5 hours ago
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers. At Davos last week, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba announced a 12-year deal with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to help “organize the Games,” according to CNN Money. The deal, which Bloomberg reports is worth roughly $800 million, will see Alibaba supply technology to the IOC, build a new shopping platform for Olympic merchandise, and develop an Olympic-affiliated digital TV channel in China. More »Business Insider UK - 6 hours ago