World Championships set for London

CYCLING: The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park velodrome is to stage the five-day Track World Championships in February 2016. Team GB won nine medals in the venue at London 2012 and will stage the final leg of the Olympic qualification process for the next Games in Rio. The Park is also set to hold Rugby World Cup matches and the World Athletics Championships in the coming years and minister for sport Hugh Robertson said: “This is another great coup for British sport and a real legacy from London 2012.”

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