Posted February 14, 2012 on AP on Fox
PLAYERS: Chris Hoy
Organizers have described the track at the Olympic Velodrome as a sprinter's paradise, raising the possibility of record times at the London Games. Many of the world's leading cyclists are sampling the track this week ahead of a World Cup meet starting Thursday. It is the first event held at the Olympic Park venue. Simon Lillistone, cycling manager for London's organizing committee, says Australian designer Ron Webb ''wants to evolve his tracks to make sure they're as fast as possible.'' He says the feedback from riders so far suggests that is the case. British cyclist Chris Hoy won three gold medals in Beijing. He says ''any chance to get on the boards and become familiar with the venue is valuable.''

Hoy vs Kenny: British cycling's big dilemma

The selection dilemma would give most cycling coaches a headache. With one spot available, do you pick one of your country's greatest Olympians or his younger rival and the current world champion in his discipline? British Cycling head coach Shane Sutton is relishing the selection problem, weighing whether to choose three-time gold medalist Chris Hoy or Jason Kenny for Britain...
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