CYCLING: Tour Series 2013 – Highlights on ITV4

May 12, 2013

Fast-paced city centre bike racing returns to ITV4 this May and June with the 2013 Pearl Izumi Tour Series.

Starting in Kirkcaldy, Fife, on May 14 and concluding in Ipswich a month later, ten teams of five professional cyclists battle it out at each of the 11 rounds held on weekday evenings in town and city centres across the UK, as they aim for the right to be crowned the best team in Britain.

An hour-long highlights show of every round will be broadcast on ITV4 in a evening slot the day after each event takes place.

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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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CYCLING: Tour of Britain 2012 – Live on ITV4

September 6, 2012

Some of the world’s top cyclists return to Great Britain to tackle the demands of the 2012 Tour of Britain, and fans can watch live coverage of the event for the very first time on ITV.

Following on from an unprecedented summer of success for British cycling, the Tour of Britain promises to round off a sensational summer of sport in the UK with Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins and world road race champion Mark Cavendish spearheading Team Sky’s line-up.

Every stage will be shown live on television for the first time in the event’s history, with ITV4 screening comprehensive coverage across all eight days.

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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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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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