Medals From the Velodrome

Christchurch omnium champion Hayden Godfrey, 30, has won gold at the Beijing UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classic series. Godfrey beat Great Britain’s Chris Newton in the men’s 60-lap, 15km scratch race final. New Zealand won silver in the men’s team pursuit, while Jesse Sergent collected gold in the men’s individual pursuit as did Alison Shanks in the women’s 3km individual pursuit. The Beijing World Cup is the fourth round of the 2008-2009 UCI Track Cycling World Cup series and features around 400 cyclists from 40 nations in 17 events over three days of racing.


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All Black Beauden Barrett Signs with Suntory

All Black Beauden Barrett Signs with Suntory

All Blacks flyhalf Beauden Barrett, 29, will play for the Suntory Sungoliath in Japan’s Top League next season, which starts in January 2021, Japanese newspaper The Yomiuri Shimbun reports. Barrett, a two-time…