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UCI Track Cycling World Championships

UCI Event UCI World Champs
4th-8th April 2012
Melbourne, Australia


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Wednesday 4th April
UCI EventMen's Team Pursuit
UCI EventMen's 15km Scratch
UCI EventMen's Team Sprint
UCI EventWomen's Team Sprint
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Thursday 5th April
UCI EventWomen's Team Pursuit
UCI EventWomen's 25km Points
UCI EventMen's Kilometre TT
UCI EventWomen's Sprint
UCI EventMen's Omnium
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Friday 6th April
UCI EventMen's Sprint
UCI EventWomen's Omnium
UCI EventWomen's Scratch
UCI EventWomen's Sprint
UCI EventMen's Omnium
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Saturday 7th April
UCI EventWomen's Keirin
UCI EventMen's 4km Pursuit
UCI EventMen's 40km Points
UCI EventMen's Sprint
UCI EventWomen's Omnium
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Sunday 8th April
UCI EventWomen's 3km Pursuit
UCI EventMen's Keirin
UCI EventWomen's 500m TT
UCI EventMen's 50km Madison
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UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Melbourne, Australia

The 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships take place at Hisense Arena in Melbourne, Australia from April 4th to April 8th 2012. The event not only provides entrants with the usual chance to become Track Cycling World Champion, it also is the last opportunity for them to qualify for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Women's 500m TT

World Record for Golden Meares

8th April 2012: Anna Meares smashed the world record to win her fourth womenís 500 metres individual time trial. For More, Click Here

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Women's Pursuit

Shanks Takes Second Title

8th April 2012: New Zealandís Alison Shanks won her second world individual pursuit title after defeating Great Britainís Wendy Houvenhagel in the final on the last night of competition. For More, Click Here

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Madison

Belgium Win Madison Gold

8th April 2012: Kenny de Ketele and Gijs van Hoecke won Belgiumís first world madison title in 14 years. For More, Click Here

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Women's Omnium

Laura Trott Wins Women's Omnium

7th April 2012: Laura Trott secured victory with a fantastic performance in the 500m Time Trial, recording a time of 35.173s, Edmondson was second on 35.180s to take the Silver. Sarah Hammer produced a 36.171s to finish fourth and ensure that sixth placed Tara Whitten failed to podium. For More, Click Here

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Women's Keirin

Amazing Anna Defends Keirin Title

7th April 2012: Australian hero Anna Meares put the disappointment of losing her World Team Sprint and Individual Sprint titles well and truly behind her as she dominated the Women's Keirin to defend her 2011 title. For More, Click Here

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Men's Sprint

Gregory Bauge Gets His Title Back

6th April 2012: Disqualified 2011 World Champion Gregory Bauge of France started the Men's Sprint at the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in the best possible way by qualifying fastest in a time of 9.854s For More, Click Here

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Men's Points Race

Meyer Leaves it Late in Melbourne

7th April 2012: Crowd favourite Cameron Meyer left it late to win the Men's Points Race at the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Melbourne, Australia as an attack with twelve laps remaining gained him the lap he needed to take Gold. For More, Click Here

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Men's Pursuit

Hepburn Wins Battle of Australia

7th April 2012: As predicted the Men's Individual 4km Pursuit on Day Four of the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Melbourne, Australia was dominated by the home nation as three of the top four riders were Australian. For More, Click Here

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Women's Sprint

Pendleton Comes Back to Win Gold

6th April 2012: Olympic Champion Victoria Pendleton made a dramatic comeback on Day Two of the Women's Sprint to take a surprise victory and claim her sixth World title after beating Anna Meares and Simona Krupeckaite For More, Click Here

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Men's Omnium

Glenn O'Shea Wins Men's Omnium

6th April 2012: 2010 World Champion Ed Clancy of Great Britain was a surprise entrant to the Men's Omnium on Day Two of the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Melbourne, Australia, but still managed to lead the standings after Event One. For More, Click Here

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Women's Scratch Race

Pawlowska Win's Women's Scratch

6th April 2012: Katarzyna Pawlowska of Poland won a very exciting Women's Scratch Race on Day Three of the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Melbourne, Australia. For More, Click Here

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - D2: More World Records Tumble

D2: More World Records Tumble

5th April 2012: Anna Meares launched the defence of her sprint world title with a sizzling world record time of 10.782 for the flying 200 metre qualifying at the UCI Track World Championships in Melbourne. For More, Click Here

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Women's Team Pursuit

Britain Win Women's Team Pursuit

5th April 2012: There was yet more World Records at the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Melbourne, Australia, this time in the Women's Team Pursuit as both Great Britain and Australia showed that whatever their male team-mates can do, they can do better. For More, Click Here

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Women's Points Race

Chulkova Claims Women's Points Race

5th April 2012: Anastasia Chulkova of Russia was the surprise winner of the Women's Points Race at the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Melbourne, Australia. For More, Click Here

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Men's Kilo TT

Epic Kilo Gives Nimke Fourth Gold

5th April 2012: Stefan Nimke of Germany rode his last Kilometre perfectly to claim his fourth World Title in 1m 00.082s at the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Melbourne, Australia. For More, Click Here

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Women's Sprint

World Record for Meares in Sprint

5th April 2012: Defending World Champion and Australian Hero, Anna Meares started Day Two of the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in the best possible way, smashing Simona Krupeckaite's World Record 200m Time Trial time of 10.793s when she stormed around Melbourne's Hisense Arena in 10.782s. For More, Click Here

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D1: British On Top in Melbourne

D1: British On Top in Melbourne

4th April 2012: Australia's men snatched gold in the team sprint at the UCI Track World Championships at Melbourne's Hisense Arena on an opening night that saw world records toppled in the men's team pursuit and women's team sprint. For More, Click Here

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Men's Team Pursuit

British Win Team Pursuit with WR

4th April 2012: The Great British Men's Team Pursuit quartet of Ed Clancy, Peter Kennaugh, Steven Burke and Geraint Thomas stormed around Hisense Arena in a new World Record breaking time of 3m 53.295s to strike the first blow in the battle with Australia at the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championship's in Melbourne, Australia. For More, Click Here

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Women's Team Sprint

Australia Win Men's Team Sprint

4th April 2012: The first day of the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Melbourne, Australia ended in drama as the Australian Team Sprint trio of Shane Perkins, Scott Sunderland and Matthew Glaetzer claimed a dramatic Gold medal in the Men's Team Sprint. For More, Click Here

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Women's Team Sprint

Germany Win Women's Team Sprint

4th April 2012: Well Melbourne was in shock on Day One of the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships as Anna Meares/Kaarle McCulloch got the World Record everybody was talking about but failed to win their fourth consecutive Women's Team Sprint World Title. For More, Click Here

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Men's Scratch Race

Swift Wins World Scratch Title

4th April 2012: Great Britain's Ben Swift put any disappointment he may have had at not being part of the British Team Pursuit squad's World Record breaking antics by riding a fantastic Scratch Race For More, Click Here

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Worlds 2012: Women's Endurance Events Preview

Preview: Women's Endurance Events

It was far too easy for Canadaís Tara Whitten at the 2011 UCI Track Cycling World Championships as the impressive Alberta rider dominated the Omnium to defend her World title. For More, Click Here

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Worlds 2012: Men's Endurance Events Preview

Preview: Men's Endurance Events

When the reigning World Champion Michael Freiberg is not even selected for the Australian team at his home World Championships it demonstrates two things. Firstly just how strong the Australian team is, and secondly just like Great Britain, Australia still do not know who their best Omnium rider is, only months before the London Olympics. For More, Click Here

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Worlds 2012: Women's Sprint Events Preview

Preview: Women's Sprint Events

Ok so we all know they hate each other, but to be honest who cares? Victoria Pendleton and Anna Meares are great for Womenís Sprinting, arguably putting the sport back on a level peg with the Menís events in terms of interest and excitement. For More, Click Here

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Worlds 2012: Men's Sprint Events Preview

Preview: Men's Sprint Events

With Gregory Bauge stripped of his results from the 2011 World Championships due to Drug Test infringements both he and the French team are looking to make amends at the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Melbourne, Australia. For More, Click Here

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Worlds 2012: Women's Pursuit Events Preview

Preview: Women's Pursuit Events

Just like in the Menís Team Pursuit, despite the domination of either Great Britain or Australia in recent years, the event is set to be wide open for the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships with Canada, USA, New Zealand and Russia all in with a chance of clinching the Rainbow Jerseys and the Netherlands knocking on the podium door should any of the above slip up. For More, Click Here

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Worlds 2012: Men's Pursuit Events Preview

Preview: Men's Pursuit Events

We were expecting a four-way showdown between Great Britain, Australia, Russia and New Zealand, but following the terrible hit and run accident involving Russiaís Ivan Kovalev that left arguably the strongest rider in the Russian team hospitalised, Russiaís hope of challenging for the World Title seem to have faded. For More, Click Here

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Rowsell Wants Share of Limelight

Rowsell Wants Share of Limelight

3rd April 2012: After sharing in the limelight, Joanna Rowsell is determined to share in the glory at this week's Track Cycling World Championships in Melbourne. For More, Click Here

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Melbourne's War of the Worlds

Melbourne's War of the Worlds

3rd April 2012: Olympic champions Victoria Pendleton and Anna Meares are primed to open another chapter in their bitter rivalry at this week's track cycling world championships in Melbourne, where riders will also jostle for their London Games tickets. For More, Click Here

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Making History with Blood, Sweat and Meares

Blood, Sweat and Meares

3rd April 2012: A handful of athletes on the planet have the opportunity, let alone the capability, of winning three gold medals at the London Olympics. Anna Meares is one of them. For More, Click Here

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Varnish Fired by Need for Speed

Varnish Fired by Need for Speed

2nd April 2012: The bolt from the blue came early on at the Olympic test event at the London Velodrome in February, on the first evening's racing, when Jess Varnish and Victoria Pendleton stepped up for the final of the women's team sprint. For More, Click Here

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Clancy Wary of Australian Threat

Clancy Wary of Australian Threat

2nd April 2012: Ed Clancy believes Great Britain are playing catch up in their team pursuit battle royale with Australia. For More, Click Here

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India to Make Worlds Debut

India to Make Worlds Debut

2nd April 2012: India have qualified for the World Track Cycling Championships for the first time. O. Bikram Singh from BSNL, Amrit Singh from Railways and Amarjit Singh of Punjab will represent India at the event, to be held in Melbourne April 4-8. For More, Click Here

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Perkins Ready to Dominate Worlds

Perkins Ready to Dominate Worlds

30th March 2012: Reigning world keirin champion Shane Perkins knows how to win and is ready to do it. The Victorian returns to Melbourneís Hisense Arena ahead of the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships with big goals in mind. For More, Click Here

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Bobridge Tipped to Dominate Worlds

Bobridge to Dominate Worlds

30th March 2012: Australia's secret bike weapon at the London Olympic Games may not be revealed until after next week's UCI Track World Championships in Melbourne. For More, Click Here

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Australia Name Melbourne Worlds Team

Australia Name Worlds Team

30th March 2012: Selectors have confirmed the final Cyclones team to contest the 2012 UCI Track World Championships being staged at Melbourne's Hisense Arena from 4 to 8 April. For More, Click Here

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Krupeckaite Leads Lithuania in Melbourne

Krupeckaite Leads Lithuania

29th March 2012: Two full-strength womenís teams will represent Lithuania at the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships next month. For More, Click Here

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Hoy Confident Victory Will Come

Hoy Confident Victory Will Come

28th March 2012: Track cycling great Chris Hoy would be satisfied with one more gold at his home Games in London but the 36-year-old rates himself a firm chance to successfully defend all three of his Beijing titles should he win selection. For More, Click Here

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France Wants Worlds Revenge

France Wants Worlds Revenge

27th March 2012: The French Track Cycling Team have travelled to Melbourne for the 2012 World Track Cycling Championships looking for revenge in the form of winning back the Gold medals taken from them by the UCI. For More, Click Here

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Gregory Bauge Doping Violation

Gregory Bauge Doping Violation

6th January 2012: French rider Gregory Bauge and the French Team Sprint have been stripped of gold medals from the world track cycling championships for a doping violation. For More, Click Here

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Mickael Bourgain Interview

Mickael Bourgain Interview

World Sprint Champion Gregory Bauge and European Champion Kevin Sireau make competition for the limited number of French places at the London 2012 Olympics incredibly tough. However one of the Worldís greatest ever sprinters, Mickael Bourgain, is not even contemplating non-selection. For More, Click Here

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Clara Sanchez-Henriette

Clara Sanchez-Henriette Interview

When Franceís Clara Sanchez-Henriette won the Keirin at the first round of the 2011/2012 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Series in Astana, Kazakhstan recently, she extended her run as the most successful female Keirin rider of all time. For More, Click Here

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