Sáblíková wants to take Olympic time trial cycling rejection to arbitration

Martina Sáblíková will ask the Czech Olympic Committee to intercede with the international Court of Arbitration for Sport in her bid to be allowed to compete in time trial cycling at the Olympics in Rio de Janerio this summer. The speed skater was not included in the starting list for time trial by the International Cycling Union and arbitration is her only hope of reaching the Games. Sáblíková’s coach Petr Novák said he was very disappointed with the situation.

Author: Ian Willoughby