Anna Meares was named the queen of sprint two years ago when she won the Olympic gold in the London veldrome. Now she is returning to the same place to prepare for the 2016 Rio games.
Anna will be preparing to make a full race at the Track Cycling World Cup to be held in London during this weekend and also has plans to retire after the Olympics of 2016. The team Australia is ready to go into the meet as they have already topped with the most medals in the first round that was held in Mexico.
The loss of the Mzansi Tour is going to cost South African cycling a lot. William Newman, the president of Cycling SA said that the cycling in the country is going to face a big time blow because of the sudden withdrawal of sponsor.
He said that the whole thing is very disappointing as it put the Tour at a huge risk because it is very important for the cyclists. The race is an opportunity for all the new riders to ride with some really good international riders from all over the world to collect the UCI points.
Patrick Lefevere, the manager of team Omega Pharma Quick Step is disappointed for having to pay for Ghent Six, participation of Mark Cavendish.
He is warming up along with Iljo Keisse for the event. The manager is clearly not in favour of Cavendish participating in the event.
The UCI Road World Championships 2015 are going to be held in Richmond next year. But USA Cycling and Richmond 2015 organizing committee have recently announced that a training camp will be held for around two days for the top cyclists of America so that the cyclists can get acquainted with the cycling routes of the championships and train together efficiently in Richmond.
Top British female cycling ace Joanna Rowsell has reportedly joined up with Pearl Izumi Sports Tour International recently. Her present contact is with Wiggle Honda that would terminate this season.
Joanna has signed up a 2-year contract deal with Izumi.
The 25-year-old Brit rider has been one among the founding members of Wiggle Honda while the team was launched a couple of years back. She won the Brit national 2013 time trial in Wiggle colors.