• Australia's track cyclists ‘quicker than ever' but Olympic expectations remain unclear | Kieran Pender

    11 days ago - By The Guardian

    Athletes are gearing up for Tokyo after recent disappointments and a racing-free calendar over the past 15 months
    It was a combative tweet. Four days after Australia had left the 2020 UCI Track World Championships in Berlin with just three medals , Simon Jones - AusCycling's performance director - sent a message to the world. “To all those key board experts out there - fuck you,” he wrote. “We got a great team of riders, coaches, support and sponsors. Bring on Tokyo team.” The tweet, and Jones' Twitter account, were soon deleted. But the incident underscored the fraught politics in the...
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