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Hamilton proves its world class

By Paul Gains, Hamilton 2003 Press Chief
In the aftermath of one of the most successful UCI World Road Cycling Championships ever much of the cynicism that pervaded - some would argue impeded - preparations for this prestigious event, has vanished. Pride has replaced skepticism. Without a question Hamilton has proven worthy of hosting world-class events.
  • Oct. 16 Full story


    Kevin Lacombe back in the saddle

    By Paul Gains, Hamilton 2003 Press Chief
    Less than a week after a horrific crash landed Kevin Lacombe in the intensive care unit of Hamilton General Hospital the 19 year old Canadian rider is contemplating a return to Major Junior A Hockey.
  • Oct. 16 Full story


    Day 6 report

    After 260 kilometres and six and a half hours of racing, the elite men's road cycling world championships were decided in the final 12 kilometres of racing today.
  • Oct. 12 Full story


    Road world championships in Hamilton finish with a flourish

    An estimated total of 104,000 spectators lined the race route throughout Hamilton as the 2003 Road World Championships concluded on Sunday, October 12 with the Elite Men's Road Race. The total attendance for the six days of racing was estimated to be 230,000. On Saturday, an estimated 67,000 spectators crowded the 12.4 km Road Race course for the Junior Men's and Elite Women's Road Race
  • Oct. 12 Full story



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