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British Cycling President Bob Howden Urges Members To Vote For Reforms

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 21 / 17

Cycling "could be lost to an entire generation" if £43M ($55.8M) of public funding is withdrawn, British Cycling President Bob Howden said, according to the BBC. The organization's National Council will vote on new reforms at Saturday's extraordinary general meeting. The reforms are "needed to...

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