Jessica Varnish is convinced that the strength of the cyclists competing in Glasgow will make it impossible for just one to emerge as the 'face' of British cycling.
Sir Bradley Wiggins may have opted to race in only one of a possible four events for Team England but he insisted yesterday the team pursuit at the Commonwealth Games is a big deal.
Vincenzo Nibali took a firm grip of the Tour de France yesterday when he snatched a solo win in the 13th stage's mountain-top finish as Richie Porte, Team Sky's hope after Chris Froome's withdrawal, blew up in the heat.
Sir Bradley Wiggins has still to decide on his future although positive negotiations with Team Sky continue despite the 2012 winner having been omitted from the team's Tour de France squad.
Chris Froome spoke of his despair after his Tour de France title defence ended on yesterday's cobbled fifth stage following three crashes in two days as chaos and carnage rained down.