Cycling

Glaetzer claims World Cup bronze after cancer diagnosis

Australian cyclist Matthew Glaetzer has grabbed an emotional bronze medal at the UCI Track World Cup in his first race since being diagnosed with cancer. Glaetzer finished third in the final of the men's keirin in Cambridge, New Zealand on Saturday, a result that was greeted with congratulations from team members and management given the […]

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Australian duo win madison track World Cup gold

Australia's Annette Edmondson and Georgia Baker have scooped gold in the women's madison at the UCI Track World Cup in Glasgow. Edmondson and Baker finished ahead of British duo Katie Archibald and Elinor Barker and Dutch pair Amy Pieters and Kirsten Wild at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome. Georgia Baker celebratesCredit:Getty Images All eyes had […]

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Dual Olympian Glaetzer sets sights on Tokyo despite cancer diagnosis

Melbourne: Australian track cycling star Matthew Glaetzer is targeting two World Cup rounds next month, despite ongoing cancer treatment. Australian track cyclist Matthew Glaetzer.Credit:John Veage The two-time world champion remains focused on next year's Tokyo Olympics after having surgery last week for thyroid cancer. Glaetzer was diagnosed late last month after neck soreness, which the […]

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Dennis’ future uncertain after contract termination

Bahrain-Merida has sacked Rohan Dennis, whose career hangs in the balance after the Australian world champion quit the Tour de France and walked out on the team with no explanation. The hot-headed all-rounder is contesting the contract termination, according to a team statement issued hours after he finished his UCI road world championships campaign in […]

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Renshaw pushes last pedal strokes as pro cyclist

Celebrated lead-out man Mark Renshaw has signalled the end of his career and a cycling era, retiring from the sport in a sentimental send-off. Mark Renshaw. Renshaw (Dimension Data) became emotional during the final stage of the Tour of Britain, his last race, as he rode toward a feed zone and saw his family and […]