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2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Vogel wins Women’s Keirin

2014, Cali, Colombia, UCI Track Cycling World Championship, Kristina Vogel (GER) adds a third gold for this World Championship after winning the Women’s Keirin. She won gold for Team and Individual Sprint as well.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Pervis wins Mens Keirin

Francois Pervis (FRA) wins his first gold in the Men’s Keirin event.

2014 UCI Track Cycling world Cup: Guadalajara: Buchli wins Keirin

Matthijs Buchli (NED) wins the last Men’s Kerin of the season.

2014 UCI Track Cycling world Cup: Guadalajara: Wai Sze Lee wins Keirin

After taking second place last time, Wai Sze Lee (HKG) wins last Women’s Keirin of the season.

2013 Track Cycling World Cup: Manchester: Vogel wins Keirin

The sprint championship silver medalist, Kristina Vogel (GER) wins the first Keirin race of the season.

2013 Track Cycling World Cup: Manchester: Pervis wins Keirin

1km Time Trial champ Francois Pervis (FRA) wins the first Keirin Race of the season.

2013 UCI Track Cycling World Champiopnship: Keirin: Kenny wins

Great Britian retains the men’s Keirin title as track star Chirs Hoy won it last year and Jason Kenny gets it this year at the line by .047 seconds.

2012 UCI Track Cycling: World Cup: Glasgow: Vogel wins Keirin

Kristina Vogel (GER) takes the lead in the final lap, holding on for the win.

2012 UCI Track Cycling: World Cup: Glasgow: Boetticher survives crash for Keirin win

Stefan Boetticher (GER) grabbed the win in the Keirin final, after barely escaping getting caught in Jason Kenny’s (GBR) finish line wipeout.

Anna Meares wins Keirin Championship

Track Cycling World Championship: Following the day she set a world record, Meares wins a second Keirin Championship title.

Chris Hoy wins 4th Keirin Championship

Track Cycling World Championships: Olympic champ Sir Chris Hoy (GBR) wins his 4th Keirin Championship title, edging his way to the line at the end.

UCI and IOC agree qualification quotas for Rio 2016

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JOSE MIGUEL GOMEZ (Reuters) – Two athletes per nation will be allowed to compete in the men’s and women’s individual Sprint and Keirin at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, a change from London 2012 when just one in each event was permitted. Team GB were forced to pick between the world’s top-two sprint specialists, Jason […]

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Vogel interview

Kristina Vogel (GER) talks about winning the World Championship title in Women’s Keirin.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Glaetzer Crashes

Matthew Glaetzer (AUS) crashed out in a Men’s Keirin heat.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Pervis interview

Francois Pervis talks about winning the World Championship title in Men’s Keirin.

Hammer and Botticher each win second world title

MINSK, Feb 24 (Reuters) – Experienced American Sarah Hammer and young German rider Stefan Botticher each won their second gold medal of the world cycling championships, prevailing in the women’s omnium and the men’s sprint respectively on Sunday. Hammer, who sealed her fifth world title in the individual pursuit on Wednesday, beat her main rival […]

Yates and Kenny win golds for Britain in Minsk

MINSK, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Britain won two gold medals in quick succession as Simon Yates claimed his first major title in the points race and Jason Kenny took the keirin crown at the world cycling championships on Friday. The British team, who collected seven of the 10 golds on offer at last year’s London […]

Australia avenge Olympic defeat, Hammer wins fifth title

MINSK, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Australia got a measure of revenge for losing the Olympic gold to Britain by beating their arch-rivals in the men’s team pursuit final at the world track cycling championships on Wednesday. The Australian quartet of Glenn O’Shea, Alexander Edmondson, Michael Hepburn and Alexander Morgan completed the 4,000 meters at the […]

Yearender: Armstrong case sends shockwaves, Britain rules

By Julien Pretot PARIS, Dec 28 (Reuters) – The Lance Armstrong scandal left a huge gap in cycling’s record books and further tainted the sport in a year when Britain experienced Olympic bliss in the wake of Bradley Wiggins’ Tour de France title. Armstrong was banned for life and stripped of his record seven Tour […]

Motivated Hoy ready to listen to his body

By Justin Palmer LONDON, Nov 27 (Reuters) – In the months that followed Chris Hoy becoming Britain’s most successful Olympian, he has been coveted at civic receptions, saluted during open top bus rides, flown in fighter jets and received the Freedom of the City of Edinburgh. Away from the track distractions have passed in a […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #15

Will British cyclist Chris Hoy become a national hero — and enhance his credentials to someday move into the famous house on Downing Street, occupied by the Prime Minister — by matching his 3 golds in Beijing? (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports Few movie-goers were affected more by […]


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