The 2017 UCI Track Cycling World Championships is the flagship event for track cycling. It was hosted in Hong Kong for the first time at the Hong Kong Velodrome. It is the first time the event has been hosted in Asia since 1990.
The 33-year-old’s two gold medals at the world championships in 2019 should seal the deal for Olympian at a delayed awards presentation.
Organisers have set a deadline next month when they will decide to either stage the cycling track event under a ‘safety bubble’ or cancel it altogether.
World-class riders are likely to be in action at the Tseung Kwan O velodrome, which will act as a dress rehearsal for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The Hong Kong men’s and women’s madison teams realise they have qualified after UCI releases adjusted ranking list
Defending champion can only finish fourth on a bad day in Berlin for Hong Kong as men’s and women’s madison pairs squander last chance to book tickets to Tokyo.
Lee settles for a sprint bronze medal at World Championships in Berlin after losing to Germany’s Emma Hinze in semi-finals
Star rider Sarah Lee will be defending sprint and keirin world titles, while Hong Kong is also chasing Tokyo 2020 berths in men’s and women’s madison in final round of qualification.
The cycling showpiece along the Tsim Sha Tsui East promenade could be the latest event of a growing list of sporting competitions to be cancelled in the city