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The History of Sport – 1893

The main events in sport from 1893: First World Amateur cycling championships held (for track events only) Cloister carries a record weight of 12 stone 7 pounds to victory in the Grand National. The Camanachd Association is set up in … Continue reading

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World Cycling Championships: Becky James Comes of Age

The world cycling championships which just took place in Minsk was the first major global championships of the new Olympic cycle looking towards Rio. These championships were a little weak because of the timing of the track champs these days. … Continue reading

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World Cycling Championships 2012

The final major track cycling event before the Olympics was the world championships held in Melbourne. In many events this was a stronger competition than the Olympics will be due to the ill-considered decision to only allow one competitor from … Continue reading

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