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  •   Home > News > Sports

    Jaime Nielsen's return and shock axing of Dylan Kennett headline NZ cycling team for World Champs

    The return of Jaime Nielsen and the shock axing of Dylan Kennett headline the New Zealand track cycling team for next month's World Championships in Berlin


    Nielsen will make her first worlds appearance since 2017 in the women's endurance squad, pushing for a spot in the team pursuit.

    Kennett - a Rio Olympian - has been dumped from the men's squad.

    CNZ high performance director Martin Barras is excited to welcome back Nielsen.



    Olympic rankings points are on offer at the worlds.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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     21 Feb: Black Caps bowler Kyle Jamieson continues to be heavily involved during his test cricket debut against India at the Basin Reserve in Wellington
     21 Feb: Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy has held talks with the Brisbane Bombers consortium - a group hoping to launch the 17th NRL team
     21 Feb: Wayne Bennett's NRL coaching career is set to finish at the end of the 2021 season
     21 Feb: Lock Alessandro Zanni will return to the Italy side for this weekend's Six Nations match against Scotland at the Stadio Olimpico in the only change from the team who started the last game against France
     21 Feb: Turmoil at Sonny Bill Williams' Super League club
     21 Feb: Tim Mikkelson will become New Zealand's most capped sevens player when he lines up at next week's world series event in Los Angeles
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     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    An inquest into Caroline Flack's death will be opened on Wednesday (19.02.20) 16:29

    Soccer:
    Wellington Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay believes the Western United rivalry is more for the fans 16:27

    Accident and Emergency:
    Two tragedies on beaches in the Far North 16:17

    International:
    China cleans bank notes in bid to limit coronavirus COVID-19 spread 16:07

    Entertainment:
    Kehlani has confirmed she's split from YG in a new track 15:59

    Entertainment:
    Imelda Staunton confronts noisy eaters in the cinema 15:29

    Entertainment:
    Harrison Ford is a vegetarian 14:59

    Cricket:
    Black Caps bowler Kyle Jamieson continues to be heavily involved during his test cricket debut against India at the Basin Reserve in Wellington 14:57

    Law and Order:
    Tauranga police are still determining whether a sudden death in the city is suspicious 14:57

    Rugby League:
    Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy has held talks with the Brisbane Bombers consortium - a group hoping to launch the 17th NRL team 14:57


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