UCI Track Cycling World Cupi

The UCI Track Cycling World Cup is a multi-race tournament held over a track cycling season - usually between October and February. Each series is divided into several rounds, each held in a different country. The six-meeting series begins in Paris and concludes in Hong Kong.

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Lee Sze-wing claims second ominum title at Hong Kong International Track Cup and is expected to compete in both road and track cycling in Hangzhou.

Decision by British Cycling to ban transgender athletes from elite female races meets with universal support at Hong Kong International Track Cup.


Veteran tips Muhammad Shah Firdaus Sahrom to ‘take up my legacy’ after winning sprint and keirin on return to Hong Kong Velodrome, where he won World Championships gold in 2017.

International Track Cup will see Hong Kong’s Yeung Cho-yiu chasing success in absence of veteran Sarah Lee, and is part of qualifying for this year’s track World Championships.

Chairman of city’s Cycling Association highlights danger city’s team won’t qualify for the 2024 Games after disappointing displays in first two legs of Nations Cup.

UCI ranking points up for grabs at May’s Hong Kong Cup as Cycling Association acts to ensure city’s athletes will not be ruled out of inaugural World Championships showpiece.

Rising star Lee Sze-wing one of 5 city athletes whose bicycles went missing on trip from Hong Kong to Colombia, leaving her to borrow teammate’s bike for UCI Nations Cup races in Colombia.

Double Olympic bronze medallist still with Hong Kong team after celebrating 35th birthday, but Hangzhou plans on hold until ‘there is a clearer idea of new dates’.

‘[Mental health is] not about being strong, or weak, in the head. It’s an illness,’ says Mark Cavendish, who has been nominated for Laureus World Sports’ comeback of the year award.

Singapore’s Chelsie Tan has joined Team BikeExchange-Jayco, which is based in the Girona region of northern Spain, while Malaysia’s Siti Nur Alia Monsor has been selected to join new development squad WorldTour Canyon-SRAM.

‘Most of the time we’re not actually in it for the medals,’ says a philosophical Sarah Lee Wai-sze, who won gold and silver at the UCI Track Cycling Nations Cup in Hong Kong last weekend.

UCI head Gilles Peruzzi praises ‘well-oiled’ Hong Kong model as organising committee chairman Simon Leung Chi-wa reflects on event’s high expenses and government-backed ‘Tokyo rehearsal’.

Hong Kong’s Sarah Lee Wai-sze said she ‘felt quite nervous’ after returning from 14 months without competition after being pipped by Japan’s Yuka Kobayashi.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games hopeful Sarah Lee Wai-sze finished first in her qualifying heat but faces a tough task in Yuka Kobayashi of Japan in the afternoon final.

The 20-year-old Yeung Cho-yiu brushes aside personal best in the women’s time trial final and looks to improve until ‘I join Sarah [Lee Wai-sze] on the podium’ in the future.

Jessica Lee Hoi-yan and Yeung Cho-yiu into women’s 500m time trial finals while To Cheuk-hei reaches keirin repechage and Law Tsz-chun sustains minor injuries.

Tokyo Olympics medal hopeful Sarah Lee Wai-sze beats Japanese opponent Yuja Kobayashi, saying she was ‘very confident’ in finishing on the podium and is ‘getting back’ to her best.

Hong Kong Olympic hope Sarah Lee Wai-sze finishes first in women’s sprint qualifying, as teammates Jessica Lee Hoi-yan and To Cheuk-hei also qualify for the next rounds.

Sarah Lee Wai-sze, Jessica Lee Hoi-yan and Yeung Cho-yiu complete women’s team pursuit in what is Hong Kong’s first international sports event of the year.

The government agrees on deadline day to approve the safety measures proposed by the Hong Kong Cycling Association to stage the May 13-16 event at Tseung Kwan O velodrome.

The sole Hong Kong spot for the Tokyo Games men’s road race is now wide open with veterans Leung Chun-wing and Ko Siu-wai and a few rising youngsters battling for the prize.