Your Wednesday Daily News Digest

by Mark Zalewski

November 23, 2016

In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Live coverage of women’s Cadel Evans Road Race, WorldTour status could be next; Rory Sutherland on Quintana and Contador’s similarities, being a team workhorse and more; Investigation finds possible corruption in Ponferrada world championships funding; British Cycling annual report shows ‘tremendous growth’; Four cyclists nominated for Italian athlete of the year; Cadel Evans and George Hincapie to race Cape Epic; Olympic champ Laura Kenny to return to racing in London; Former Irish U23 Jack Wilson ends career; Drunk driver who killed cyclist released from prison early; Local politician ‘attacked’ by squirrel while cycling; 2016 Dutch National Headwind Championships; Cyclocross has gone to the dogs.

Olympic champ Laura Kenny to return to racing in London

by CyclingTips

Four-time Olympic champion Laura Kenny (nee Trott) will race for the first time since the Rio Olympics in the Revolution Cycling Champions League at the Lee Valley VeloPark on December 2 and 3.

Worldchampionship Track in Melbourne 2012 - 4

“I’m really excited to be back racing again,” Kenny said.

“I needed a break after [Rio] but I’m looking forward to getting back on my bike and enjoying racing after the pressure of Rio.”

She won two gold medals at the Rio Games, in the team pursuit and omnium, adding to the first two golds in the same events she won on this London track in 2012.

She is also the reigning world champion in the omnium and scratch race.

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