Anna Meares to keep cycling to Rio 2016

Olympic cycling gold medalist Anna Meares of Australia plans to compete at the 2016 Games at Rio de Janeiro. She made the announcement after winning her second Sir Hubert Opperman award as Australian cyclist of the year Friday. Meares has not trained seriously since London, where she beat British rival Victoria Pendleton to win the sprint gold medal. Meares also combined with Kaarle...
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November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Australia's Meares wins sprint gold

Anna Meares of Australia spoiled the British party at the London Velodrome by winning the Olympic gold medal in the women's sprint with a 2-0 victory Tuesday over defending champion Victoria Pendleton. The victory by Meares settled for good a decade-long score with her bitter rival. She denied Pendleton a third gold medal, which would have made her the most successful British...
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August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Pendleton to face Meares in Olympic sprint final

Victoria Pendleton of Britain will face Australian rival Anna Meares in the final race of her career after both women advanced to the Olympic sprint final at the London Velodrome. Defending champion Pendleton beat Kristina Vogel of Germany 2-0 in the best-of-three semifinals on Tuesday, the final day of track cycling competition. The 31-year-old Pendleton, who said she will retire...
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August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

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