The Aussie Cyclones have begun their Olympic qualification journey and warm up for the Melbourne round of the Track World Cup at the Oceania Championships in Adelaide.
Katherine Bates (10km scratch race), Leigh Howard (15km scratch race), Scott Sunderland (1km time trial), and Kaarle McCulloch (500m time trial and team sprint) and Anna Meares (sprint) have been amongst the victors on on the first two days, with two more days of action before the competition wraps up on Saturday evening.
With many lining up Melbourne for the Track World Cup, the Aussies will be met by fierce opposition with Olympic and world champions Sir Chris Hoy and Victoria Pendleton (GBR), and world record holder Simona Krupeckaite (LTU) amongst those named in the last week.
Don’t forget, you have just four more days to enter the draw to win a Commonwealth Games jersey signed by the Australian track team!
Oceania Championships are underway
2007 points race world champion Katherine Bates began her fairytale comeback at the Oceania Championships in Adelaide on Wednesday night taking out the women's 10km scratch race, her first international competition since being struck down by a serious hip injury in 2009.............more>
Win a Signed Commonwealth Games Jersey
Win a jersey signed by the Australian 2010 Commonwealth Games track cycling team just by attending the 2010 UCI Track World Cup in Melbourne.You still have four days to enter! Simply purchase a ticket through Ticketek prior to Tuesday, 30 November and complete the online form...........more>
Pendleton leads all-start female line up
For Anna Meares to taste success at next week's Track World Cup, she will need to sprint past not only the current Olympic and world champion but also the current world record holder............more>
Sir Chris Hoy leads stellar British outfit in Melbourne
Great Britain have reinforced their intention to recapture the number one spot in track cycling by sending a full strength squad to round one of the 2010-2011 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics in Melbourne from Thursday, 2 to Saturday, 4 December...........more>
Event Focus - Sprint
The sprint is one of the oldest cycling events making its first appearance at World Championships in Chicago in 1893. Sprinters must be strong and fast but the key to success is tactics............more>