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Velodrome planned for London

The mayor of London, Ken Livingstone is scheduled to unveil plans today for an Olympic-standard velodrome in London, according to a report from the Financial Times. The new facility will be built whether or not London's bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games is successful.

Representatives of the International Olympic Committee will visit London this week to assess the city's bid. The plans for a velodrome ae intended to demonstrate London's desire to host other large sporting events.

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