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October 1/03 6:21 am - Track Cycling in Hamilton Bid, Worlds Clothing in CC Store, Photos

Posted by Editor on 10/1/03

Track Cycling in 2010 Bid

The Hamilton 2010 Commonwealth Games bid committee has announced the final selection of sports that they will include in their submission for the Games. Readers will remember the controversy that erupted back in the spring when the initial list of sports left off track cycling. We wrote stories which were picked up by the newspapers and cycling publications around the world, and protests flooded in to the bid committee. In particular, some Commonwealth Games organizations from other countries stated that they would have a hard time supporting a bid that did not include track cycling. Obviously, all the activity convinced the bid committee to put track cycling back in the program.

The official list of sports to be included in the Hamilton bid are:

Aquatics (swimming, diving, synchronized swimming) - mandatory sport
Athletics - mandatory sport
Lawn Bowls - mandatory sport
Netball - mandatory sport
Rugby - mandatory sport
Track Cycling
Road Cycling
Mountain Biking

Field Hockey
Gymnastics (artistic, rhythmic)
Table Tennis

Worlds Clothing in the CC Store

You can now purchase clothing for the Hamilton Road Worlds through our CC Store. In addition to the official clothing - t-shirts, hats, etc. - we have also released 3 commemorative items of our own - Defeet cycling socks, shoe covers and arm warmers. To see the Worlds selection, click on the button at the top of your browser window. International orders are welcome - just contact us if you are from outside North America for shipping costs.

More Photos

We have finally had a little bit of extra time to put up some photos from the women's road race at the Nationals which have not previously been seen. They can be found (as can all photos from this year) by clicking on the link on the left side of the page (2003 Photos). Direct links to the new photos are:

Women's Road Race part one

Women's Road Race part two


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