Although it is very early to say that the riders of Great Britain, both male and female ar at a crisis situation but it also has to be noted that they have fallen eight places and haven’t had the slightest chances at any medal. There were however a few significant performances in the race like the ones of Katy Marchant who took on the women’s 500 meter time trial and in the men’s kilometer on Friday it was KianEmadi.
The bad outcome of the races can only signify the result of the absence of Sir Chris Hoy whose place was taken by Emadi due to his sudden departure in the spring of 2013. He held a great role in the men’s section and the other is Callum Skinner who couldn’t be selected as he couldn’t maintain the pace along with Jason Kenny and Philip Hindes. Read more »
According to a report published in an Italian newspaper, Astana will not receive the licence that will allow it to compete in the World Tours of the 2015 season.
Maxim iglinsky and Valentin Iglinsky of the Astana World Tour team were found guilty of doping and three members of Astana Continental team are also found guilty of doping. UCI hasn’t confirmed yet that the team will not get World Tour licence for 2015. UCI told Licence commission to review team Astana and it will make the announcement that whether the team will lose its licence or not next week. Read more »