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Hangin' With ... International Cycling Union Vice President Tracey Gaudry

04 / 25 / 14

TRACEY GAUDRY joined the Int'l Cycling Union (UCI) as VP in September and is the first woman to hold the role. Gaudry is a former elite cyclist, having competed at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, and is CEO of the cycling advocacy group the Amy Gillett Foundation. Gaudry spoke to SBD Global about h...

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CA, Nine Could End 36-Year Partnership

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Melbourne Storm Sale Nearly Final

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Tags: Australia, Finance

NRL Denies Slowing Doping Investigation

National Rugby League CEO Dave Smith "has struck back at claims rugby league is stonewalling anti-doping investigators" -- and called on them to get on with the job instead of playing a "blame game," according to Andrew Webster of the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. In a clear response to claims from World ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

Ousted May Slams ICC After Election

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Tags: Australia, Leagues and Governing Bodies

Drouet Accuses John Tomic Of Assault

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ANZ Tries To Offload Sydney Stadium

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Del Piero In Club, Federation Fight

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WADA Boss: NRL Needs To Model AFL

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Bernard Tomic's Father Faces Charge

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