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Track World Championships round-up: Day three

Two events. Two world titles for François Pervis. Following his peerless display at last year’s world championships where he won three world titles his 2015 homecoming is looking every bit…

The poster boy for this years world championships delivers gold in the keirin

Track World Championships round-up: Day two

Jason Kenny was out of the men’s keirin almost as soon as it had begun forcing him to admit that he was “just a spectator” in his first round race.…

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German national team unveil new FES bike

The German team pursuiters rolled out on a new FES bike at the Track world championships in St Quentin en Yvelines, Paris this week as the arms race for Rio…

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Guide to: Team pursuit

The Team pursuit sees four riders cover a distance of four kilomentres, 16 laps, riding as a cohesive unit to give each other shelter when they are not the rider…

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British sprinters off the pace on day one

Britain’s track sprinters face a mammoth task if they are to raise their game to medal standards in the team sprint events in time for the 2016 Rio Olympics. On…

French team sprint trio. Second fastest team, but they win the world title, much to the delight of the home fans.

Track world championships round-up: Day one

Both of Britain’s team pursuit squads made it safely through qualifying on day one of the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Saint Quentin en Yvelines, near Paris. Britain’s men…

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Guide to: The individual sprint

The individual sprint is the simplest discipline on the track cycling program. Two riders compete over three laps, the winner being the first one over the line. But the sprint’s…