Great Britain and Sky+HD World Cup teams named

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The Great Britain and Team Sky+HD line-ups have been announced for this weekend's World Cup in Manchester.

WHO'S RIDING FOR GREAT BRITAIN AND TEAM SKY

FRIDAY

Women's sprint

Victoria Pendleton (Team Sky+HD)

Becky James (Great Britain)

Jess Varnish (Great Britain)

Men's Keirin

Chris Hoy (Team Sky+HD)

Jason Kenny (Great Britain)

Men's individual pursuit

Geraint Thomas (Great Britain)

Women's scratch race

Lizzie Armitstead (Great Britain)

Men's points race

Chris Newton (Great Britain)

Men's kilometre

David Daniell (Great Britain)

SATURDAY

Men's sprint

Chris Hoy (Team Sky+HD)

Ross Edgar (Team Sky+HD)

Matt Crampton (Great Britain)

Jason Kenny (Great Britain)

Women's team sprint

Becky James & Jess Varnish (Great Britain)

Women's individual pursuit

Wendy Houvenaghel (Great Britain)

Men's Madison

No British team entered

Women's points race

Lizzie Armitstead (Great Britain)

Women's 500m

Victoria Pendleton (Team Sky+HD)

Becky James (Great Britain)

Jess Varnish (Great Britain)

SUNDAY

Men's team pursuit

Steve Burke, Ed Clancy, Ben Swift, Geraint Thomas, Andy Tennant (Great Britain)

Women's Keirin

Victoria Pendleton (Team Sky+HD)

Becky James (Great Britain)

Jess Varnish (Great Britain)

Women's team pursuit

Lizzie Armitstead, Wendy Houvenaghel, Joanna Rowsell (Great Britain)

Japanese Keirin

Chris Hoy (Team Sky+HD)

Ross Edgar (Team Sky+HD)

Matt Crampton (Great Britain)

Jason Kenny (Great Britain)

Men's scratch race

Chris Newton (Great Britain)

Men's team sprint

Matt Crampton, David Daniell, Jason Kenny (Great Britain)

Ross Edgar, Chris Hoy, Jamie Staff, Peter Mitchell (reserve) (Team Sky+HD)

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Lionel Birnie

Sports journalist Lionel Birnie has written professionally for Sunday Times, Procycling and of course Cycling Weekly. He is also an author, publisher, and co-founder of The Cycling Podcast. His first experience covering the Tour de France came in 1999, and he has presented The Cycling Podcast with Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe since 2013. He founded Peloton Publishing in 2010 and has ghostwritten and published the autobiography of Sean Kelly, as well as a number of other sports icons.