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Womens Tour of Britain: Bury St Edmunds will start the tour

The 2015 Women’s Tour of Britain will begin in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

The five-stage race, which will take place from 17-21 June, starts from Angel Hill, where last year’s Tour finished, with the first stage ending in the coastal town of Aldeburgh.

The routes of the other four stages to be contested by 100 of the world’s best cyclists have yet to be announced.

Last year’s inaugural edition of the event was won by Dutch Olympic and world road-race champion Marianne Vos.

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Cycling: Laura Trott beats Marianne Vos to London omnium win

Britain’s Laura Trott decisively saw off the challenge of Marianne Vos to win the omnium at the opening round of the Revolution Series  in London.

Trott got the better of Olympic road race champion Vos as she won all six races that make up the omnium event.

The 22-year-old Wiggle Honda also won the Australian pursuit and scratch race at Lee Valley Velodrome.

The Revolution Series is a UCI event with points available for the UCI World Cup and World Track Championships.

Round two takes place on 22 November at the National Cycling Centre in Manchester.

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