Victoria Pendleton vs. Anna Meares
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« Both world champions, both Olympic gold medallists, both the fastest women on two wheels for their respective countries; superficially Anna Meares and Victoria Pendleton have much in common.
The truth, however, is revealed with little more than a scratch: the leading ladies of track cycling are the best of enemies, unlikely to settle their differences any time soon. And they are poised to go head-to-head in the first round of the 2010-11 Track World Cup series starting today (as in RIGHT NOW), the latest instalment in a rivalry that has intensified over the best part of eight years… »
Read the rest of the history of their bitter rivalry here.