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The Moment is coming

Glasgow and Berlin will co-host the inaugural European Championships in August 2018, bringing together the existing championships of seven of Europe’s leading sports into one coordinated, exciting multi-sport event. Aquatics, cycling, gymnastics, golf, rowing and triathlon will be held in Scotland, with the German capital hosting the athletics. The 2018 European Championships Board has finalised [...]

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IAAF the first international sports federation to launch anti-doping app

IAAF the first international sports federation to launch anti-doping app   Monaco – The IAAF has launched a web app telling athletes what they need to know about all aspects of the IAAF’s anti-doping programme. The IAAF is the first international sports federation to launch a standalone app with detailed anti-doping information. It is free [...]

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Fabian Cancellara’s hour record attempt.

An article in Tuesday’s Gazzetta Dello Sport on Fabian Cancellara’s hour record attempt brings the management of Trek Factory Racing to issue an official statement.   General Manager Luca Guercilena: “We haven’t taken any decision whatsoever about the time and the place for an attempt. As we have said before, the team will communicate in [...]

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Get behind the champion’s wheel

UCI travel has launched attractive package deals in 2013 to enable cycling fans to follow top riders in the World Championships in three disciplines: BMX (Auckland, New Zealand, in July), Mountain Bike and Trials (Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, in August) and Road (Tuscany, Italy, in September). Keen followers of cycling will have a choice of tailor-made [...]

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2013 UCI Track World Championships: The Hero of the day is Irish.

The second day of the UCI Track World Championships in Minsk was undeniably marked by the achievement of Martyn Irvine, who managed to win two medals in less then one hour. The Irish rider, second in the individual pursuit, then won in the Scratch, thus achieving a remarkable individual performance. Hong Kong in the spotlight [...]

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Tim Carswell, the new WCC track coach

On Monday, New Zealander Tim Carswell, the Kiwis’ main coach for ten years, took up his new post as track coach at the World Cycling Centre (WCC) in Aigle, Switzerland. His main role will be to prepare trainees from all over the world to take part in the Olympics Games in Rio in 2016. “Tim [...]

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UCI Track Cycling World Cup 2011-2012 presented by Samsung: a successful debut in Astana

The new velodrome in Astana, which Mr Pat McQuaid, the President of UCI, didn’t hesitate to qualify as “the most beautiful in the world” in his speech during the opening ceremony, was the setting for a very successful debut. The opening day of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup 2011-2012 presented by Samsung – taking [...]

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