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Glasgow UCI Track World Cup boosts TV coverage

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Published: 6 November 2012
Photo: Andrew Orchard - IJC Photography


British Cycling has confirmed comprehensive coverage of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup taking place in Glasgow from November 16-18 on BBC TV – including the red button – and bbc.co.uk/sport.

Jon Mould, Team SWI Welsh Cycling, training at Newport Velodrome

The event sold out within just one hour and will be the first major international track cycling event in the UK since the Olympics.

Coverage has increased this year to include live action and highlights across three days. The BBC broadcast schedule is as follows:

Friday 16 November

19:10-22:10 - red button & bbc.co.uk/sport

Saturday 17 November

13:00-14:00 - BBC One & bbc.co.uk/sport

19:55-22:20  - red button & bbc.co.uk/sport

Sunday 18 November

13:45-17:30 - BBC Two & bbc.co.uk/sport

The sell-out competition will take place at the state-of-the-art Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome and is the second of a three round Track Cycling World Cup series. The world’s leading track cyclists will compete and the event will showcase three days of track cycling including the disciplines of Keirin, Individual Sprint, Team Sprint, Team Pursuit and the Omnium.

Team SWI Welsh Cycling will be at the Glasgow round of the Track World Cup series in preparation for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, hosted in Glasgow.

Jonny Clay, Cycle Sport and Membership Director of British Cycling, said: "It’s fantastic that the BBC have increased broadcast coverage for the Track Cycling World Cup. Cycling is at an all-time high since London 2012 so people can get to enjoy watching more international cycling action.  As the event is now a sell-out, we are now focused on preparing to deliver a great event for those attending or watching it at home.”

For all the latest UCI Track World Cup Glasgow information visit www.trackworldcup.co.uk or follow on Twitter @TrackWorldCup

Keep up tp date with Team SWI Welsh Cycling by following on Twitter @TeamSWIWC or visiting www.welshcycling.co.uk

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