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Cyclo-cross readies with World Cup seminar

With the start of the 2007-2008 cyclo-cross season just over a month away, the discipline's World Cup organisers have held a two day summit in Aigle, Switzerland. The meeting, held at the International Cycling Union's headquaters, saw the commissaires' panel members join World Cup organisers to discuss issues affecting the sport's future.

With the upcoming season getting underway on September 16 with the Steenbergcross in Erpe-Mere, Belgium the opening day of the seminar saw practical aspects of the sport and its regulations addressed by the commissaires. They were joined the following day by World Cup organisers, with each of the nine calendared races having a representative present, where organisation and marketing was discussed.

This season's first World Cup being held in Belgium on October 21, following the cancellation of a planned North American debut of the series. The series of all European events finishes in Hoogerheide, Holland on Janurary 20, 2008.

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