UCI to change Omnium to appease Olympic track protests

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The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has said it will change the format of the Omnium event for the London 2012 Olympics as it tries to appease the backlash over the changes confirmed by the IOC on Thursday.

To achieve gender parity for 2012, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has followed UCI recommendations and cut the individual pursuit, points race and Madison.

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