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Revolution 46 - Friday

 RLS0421The opening session of the first round of the twelfth series of Revolution events at the London Olympic Velodrome included a UCI Men's Keirin competition, the first half of a UCI Women's Omnium, a Varsity Team Pursuit Challenge and the British National Madison Championships. Not bad for starters.

Results and pictures - full report and galleries to follow.

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Update on Cees Stam

The family of Cees Stam, who injured in a crash during the second night of competition at the Six-Days of Amsterdam, has today released further information on the results of medical assessment to the 68-year-old former world champion. Tests undertaken by staff at Amsterdam’s VU hospital reveal that Stam exhibited signs of a heart arrhythmia immediately prior to the crash that appear to have been a contributing factor to the accident.  Stam, who was involved in a battle for victory in the first heat of the derny competition on day 2, crashed heavily and was stabilized at trackside before being taken to hospital for further assessment and treatment. The 68-year-old Stam remains in a critical condition under observation and Amsterdam’s VU hospital.  The organisation remains in close contact with the family and wishes Cees a speedy and full recovery.


European track championships... In the Caribbean!

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10584079 10204794825658146 43019051591060302 nNewly crowned European Team Pursuit Champion Ciara Horne joins the trackcycling team and reflects on her experience in France's most southerly departement...

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GB Squad for Mexico World Cup announced

10584079 10204794825658146 43019051591060302 nGreat Britain has named a strong squad - chock full of European champions - for the first round of the World Cup Series in Guadalajara, Mexico in early November - including new trackcycling blogger and European Team Pursuit Champion Ciara Horne.

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UPDATED Amsterdam 6 Days Accident

Following an incident during the first derny race on day two of the Six-Days of Amsterdam, derny pacer Cees Stam spend the night under observation at the VU hospital in Amsterdam. Stam has displayed some positive signs overnight, but his condition overall remains critical. The organisation remains in close contact with the family. Racing will resume this evening with a full program planned. Original statement from the organisers about the accident at the Amsterdam Six-Day The second evening of racing of the Six Days of Amsterdam was abandoned following a serious accident in the first heat of the derny race. Veteran Dutch derny pacer Cees Stam sustained serious injury during a fall in the closing stages of the race. He was attended on site by medical staff and has been transferred to the VU hospital for further assessment and treatment. A number of other pacers and riders were involved in the incident. All are well, although some have minor injuries. The organisation will provide further updates as more information comes available.

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