CYCLING: UCI Track World Championships 2013 – Live on BBC TV

February 14, 2013

The world’s best track cyclists are in the Belarusian capital of Minsk for the 2013 UCI Track World Championships and you can watch extensive coverage on BBC TV from February 20-24.

Great Britain will be the team to beat in Minsk, having won eight gold medals at the London 2012 Olympics, seven of which came in track disciplines.

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CYCLING: UCI Track World Cup 2012/13 – Round 2, Glasgow – Exclusively live on BBC TV

November 12, 2012

The first major international track cycling event in the UK since London 2012 takes place this weekend as Glasgow plays host to round two of the 2012-2013 UCI Track Cycling World Cup series.

Some of Team GB’s Olympic cycling stars, including double gold medallists Jason Kenny, Laura Trott, and Ed Clancy will receive a heroes welcome from a sell-out crowd inside the brand new Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, which makes its debut on the international stage.

BBC Sport will have exclusive coverage on TV, radio and online of all the key action from Glasgow from November 16-18.

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LONDON 2012: Olympic Games – Meet the BBC team

July 23, 2012

BBC Sport’s full line-up of presenters and commentary teams for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Leading figures from the world of sport such as Sir Steve Redgrave, Michael Johnson, Denise Lewis and Tim Henman are joined by household names from BBC television, including Gary Lineker, Clare Balding, Sue Barker, Barry Davies, Jake Humphrey and Matt Baker.

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CYCLING: Tour de France 2012 – Live on ITV4 & Eurosport

June 24, 2012

ITV4 and British Eurosport will have comprehensive coverage of the 99th edition of the greatest cycle race on the planet – the Tour de France.

Some of the world’s best riders will contest the sport’s most prestigious event over the course of three intense weeks of racing, with Australia’s Cadel Evans returning to defend the yellow jersey that he claimed for the first time in his career 12 months ago.

From the prologue in Liege on June 30 to the final stage between Rambouillet and the Champs-Elysees in Paris three weeks later, ITV4 and British Eurosport will have all the action from this unique sporting institution.

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LONDON 2012: Olympic Games – Track Cycling

January 1, 2000

Four years ago in Beijing, the velodrome was paved with gold for Great Britain’s cyclists, and expectations will be high for a repeat performance at London 2012 Olympics.

Riders such as Victoria Pendleton and Sir Chris Hoy have become household names on the back of their exploits, charging around the banked oval track at speeds approaching 50mph.

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