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Kristina Vogel

Kristina Vogel Interview
18th March 2011: When German Kristina Vogel faced French rider Sandie Clair in the final of the European Sprint Championships last November many onlookers saw this as an indication as to the future of Women’s Sprint Track Cycling. For More, Click Here

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Anna Meares

Anna'a Diary - Bound for Apeldoorn
18th March 2011: Well time seems to have gone by very quickly in the month since the Manchester World Cup and I got to return home with something a little bit special; An autograph from Sir Chris Hoy. Yep, I finally plucked up the courage to ask the big man for his signature, even though I know Sir Chris and he talks to me at many of the meets we are at, I feel like I was a kid at Christmas when I got this special little keepsake, one I will most certainly treasure. For More, Click Here

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Tara Whitten

Canadians Ready for Worlds
18th March 2011: The Canadian Track Cycling Team is prepared and ready for the 2011 UCI Track Cycling World Championships to be held in Apeldoorn, Netherlands, from March 23 to March 27. Led by 2011 World Cup Champions Tara Whitten and Zach Bell, the team will be entering this competition with no other goal than to win World titles. For More, Click Here

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USA Track Cycling

USA's Track Racing Schedule
18th March 2011: The American Track Racing Association(ATRA) will be continuing it's ATRA National Championship Series(NCS) for 2011. The second year national series hopes to bring together a collective of the best track races in the US for the best racers in the US to compete head to head for the chance to be named ATRA's National Championship Series winner. For More, Click Here

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Lizzie Armitstead, Copyright - Getty Images

Injured Lizzie Out of Worlds
17th March 2011: British Cycling have announced that former World Team Pursuit Champion Lizzie Armitstead has had to pull out of the UCI Track Cycling World Championships due to a side strain. The team doctor has confirmed that she is responding well to treatment and a full recovery is expected but not in time for the World Championships. For More, Click Here

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Victoria Pendleton

British Announce Worlds Team
14th March 2011: British Cycling has today announced the team of 17 riders who will travel to Apeldoorn, Netherlands, to represent Great Britain at the 2011 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, taking place from 23 – 27 March 2011. For More, Click Here

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Para-Cycling Worlds

Team Sprint Gold for GB
14th March 2011: Britain scooped three golds and two silvers on the final day of the Para-Cycling Track World Championships in Italy, taking the total medal tally from the competition to 18 and ranking first in the medal standings. For More, Click Here

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Para-Cycling Worlds

Too Easy for Storey
12th March 2011: After a strong first day at the Para-Cycling Track World Championships on Friday which saw Brits win seven medals, the GB Para-Cycling Team bagged six more medals on the second day of the competition on Saturday, with a number of brilliant performances by its experienced riders and new talent alike. For More, Click Here

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Para-Cycling Worlds

Brits Dominate Para-Worlds
11th March 2011: A Battle of the Brits unfolded in the C3 Individual Pursuit which saw all three British riders – Rik Waddon, Shaun McKeown and Darren Kenny – go through to the finals in a thrilling qualification race. Waddon posted a strong time in his qualifying ride but it was his less experienced team mate Shaun McKeown (who posted a PB) that was to face Paralympic Champion Darren Kenny in a gold ride off. In the finals Kenny won gold, McKeown placed second and Waddon third, resulting in an all British podium. For More, Click Here

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Anna Meares

Anna's Diary - Spring 2011
11th March 2011: Well a lot has happened in the first few months of 2011 and the New Year was seen in with style with the Michelle Brown and Jason Niblett wedding in Horsham, Country Victoria on New Year’s Eve; with a stunning bride and a groom scrubbed up to impress the scene was set for a romantic yet fun filled evening of talking and dancing. Congratulations to both Michelle and Jason on the wedding. For More, Click Here

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Sarah Storey

British Ready for Para-Cycling Worlds
11th March 2011: GB Para-Cycling track team will face its first major test ahead of London 2012 at the UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championship in Motichiari, Italy, taking place on 11-13 March. The competition is the first opportunity for the British team to earn track qualification points for the London 2012 Paralympic Games under a new classification system and a lengthy break from racing. For More, Click Here

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Canadian Para-Cycling Team

Canadians Excited for Montichiari
11th March 2011: The Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) is sending 13 of its top para-cyclists to the 2011 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championships, a major international event for cyclists with disabilities to be held in Montichiari, Italy from March 11 to 14, 2011. For More, Click Here

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Jason Queally, Getty Images

Queally Solution to Team Sprint Woes?
9th March 2011: With the British Team Sprint squad all but giving up on Gold in Apeldoorn prior to the competition, having failed to produce the required times with the current line-up of Jason Kenny, Sir Chris Hoy and Matt Crampton, British Cycling are allowing Jason Queally to try out for the team after the forthcoming World Championships. For More, Click Here

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Para-Cyclists Prepare for Worlds

Para-Cyclists Prepare for Worlds
9th March 2011: With little more than one week remaining before the UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships, the velodrome at the World Cycling Centre (WCC) in Aigle, Switzerland, is being put to good use. For More, Click Here

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JKA Keirin

De Villiers Profiles JKA Keirin
9th March 2011: Legendary photographer Jonathan de Villiers visited Japan recently to profile the Japanese Keirin Association for Nowness Website who specialise in luxury storytelling. For More, Click Here

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Francois Pervis

Francois Pervis Interview
8th March 2011: With France back on form and looking to come away from the forthcoming UCI Track Cycling World Championships with multiple Gold Medals, we caught up with Francois Pervis as finalises his preparations for Apeldoorn. For More, Click Here

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French Announce Worlds Team

French Announce Worlds Team
8th March 2011: Herve Dagorne, the French Track Cycling Team's endurance coach has today announced the final line-up for his team to represent France at the forthcoming 2011 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Apeldoorn, Netherlands. For More, Click Here

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New Zealand Nationals Concludes

New Zealand Nationals Concludes
8th March 2011: Southland has again proved itself to be the most powerful track cycling centre in New Zealand, defending the Cycling NZ National Points Shield with style at the RaboDirect National Track Championships, held at Invercargill's ILT Velodrome over the last 8 days. For More, Click Here

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Melbourne Madison/Sid Patterson GP

Melbourne Madison/Sid Patterson GP
7th March 2011: As promised Cyclists International (CI) put on a fantastic show for the 2011 Melbourne Madison & The Sid Patterson Grand Prix on Saturday at the Joe Ciavola Velodrome, Darebin Rd, Thornbury. For More, Click Here

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NZ Nationals

Fantastic Racing in Invercargill
7th March 2011: Southland's Bruce Jones had to share his success with plenty of mates on the third night of finals at the RaboDirect Age Group Track Championships in Invercargill. For More, Click Here

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Darebin International Sports Centre

Australian's Try the Track!
7th March 2011: For all Australians wanting to try something new your time has come as CycleSport Victoria open announce the running of a Come & Try Track Day. Race around our Olympic regulated Indoor Velodrome completely free from the noise, pollution and danger from passing cars. Being able to ride around banks with angles that seem to defy gravity and begin to do a style of fitness training that won’t impact of your joints is certainly appealing to many of us. For More, Click Here

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NZ Nationals

Masters/Juniors Do Battle in NZ
3rd March 2011: Junior world championship representative Stephanie McKenzie proved she has a bright future after a superb performance on the opening night of the RaboDirect National Age Group Cycling Championships in Invercargill tonight. For More, Click Here

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NZ Nationals

Masters/Juniors Do Battle in NZ
3rd March 2011: Junior world championship representative Stephanie McKenzie proved she has a bright future after a superb performance on the opening night of the RaboDirect National Age Group Cycling Championships in Invercargill tonight. For More, Click Here

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Kaarle McCulloch

Kaarle's Diary - Manchester WC
3rd March 2011: Well its been a week since I returned home from Manchester. It feels like it has been a long time, and I have only just gotten over the trip after suffering from some bad jet lag along with a nice little bug I picked up on the plane that has seen me out of action for a few days. Its always tough for us Aussies to do such a trip but it was a successful and worthwhile trip for not only me but all of us in the team. For More, Click Here

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Kaarle McCulloch/Anna Meares

Scody supports Paralympic Cyclists
3rd March 2011: Gold medals and world records are one step closer for the Australian Para-cycling squad with leading cycling apparel manufacturer Scody set to produce the team performance gear for the London 2012 Paralympic Games. For More, Click Here

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2011 Dick Lane Velodrome

Dick Lane Velodrome Ready for 2011
3rd March 2011: Dick Lane Velodrome will be hosting there first 2011 Beginners Class on the wekeend of March 12th and 13th. The class will go from 2pm till 5pm each day. As always class cost is $60 and includes a bike rental if you need it. This time of year is the best time to take the class because you'll be able to get a full season of riding and racing in and also be eligible for a season pass discount which is a great way to get more value from your velodrome riding. For More, Click Here

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Kaarle McCulloch/Anna Meares

Strong Australian Team for Worlds
1st March 2011: Cycling Australia is pleased to announce the Australian Cyclones team for the UCI Track World Championships being staged in Apeldoorn, Netherlands from 23 to 27 March. For More, Click Here

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Natasha Hansen

Hansen Dominates NZ Nationals
28th February 2011: Southland’s Natasha Hansen is the fastest girl on wheels after a dominant display at the RaboDirect New Zealand track cycling championships that finished in Invercargill tonight. For More, Click Here

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113th Austral Wheelrace

Ockerby Claims Austral Wheelrace
28th February 2011: Tasmania’s Luke Ockerby added his name to the Austral Wheelrace winners list after taking out the 113th edition of the world’s oldest bike race in front of a sold out crowd at Thornbury's Darebin International Sports Centre Velodrome Melbourne. For More, Click Here

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Jason Allen

Allen Win's NZ Pursuit Nationals
28th February 2011: Christchurch’s Jason Allen, with 11 national titles to his name, finally ticked off the big one when he won the individual pursuit at the RaboDirect New Zealand track championships in Invercargill tonight. But his victory in a handy 4:27.732 over talented Southland-based Marlborough rider Cameron Karwowski had a hollow ring to it. For More, Click Here

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Invercargill Velodrome

Hansen On Form at NZ Nationals
25th February 2011: Southland riders proved their dominance in the opening session of the 2011 RaboDirect Elite Track National Championships in Invercargill this morning. For More, Click Here

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Theo Bos

Bos Back on Track for Worlds
24th February 2011: The KNWU (Dutch Cycling Federation) and Rabobank have announced that the former World Sprint, Kilo and Keirin Champion Theo Bos will return to the Track and represent the Netherlands at the forthcoming World Track Cycling Championships in Apeldoorn. For More, Click Here

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London Velodrome Opens

London Olympic Velodrome Opens
22nd February 2011: Over a year before the games and we already have London's Olympic Velodrome open and ready for action. The huge 6,000 seat arena is the first of the 2012 Olympic venues to be completed For More, Click Here

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