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20 Apr 2015 - 11:12 AM 
Monday 20 Apr 2015

Australia's Caroline Buchanan has won the opening round of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup in Manchester.

Buchanan, who is the dedending World Cup champion, claimed first blood in the series ahead of Alise Post (USA) and Stefany Hernandez (Venezuela).

Home favourite Liam Phillips won the men's event ahead of  Amidou Mir (France) and Nic Long (USA) in a final which saw Australian world champion Sam Willougby crash.

Jayco-AIS World Tour Academy's Jack Haig was part of the lead group in the under 23 Liege-Bastogne-Liege that was sent the wrong way.

Haig, who was third over the penultimate climb the Cote de Saint-Nicolas, was part of the five-rider lead group that was misdirected.

The leaders were eventually stopped and rejoined the peloton, but by that time they had lost their advantage.

The race was eventually won by France's Guillaume Martin in a sprint over German's Silvio Herklotz and Tao Geoghegan Hart (Axeon Cycling).

Haig was the best of the Australians finishing in 38th place, four seconds down. Team-mate Oscar Stevenson crashed and broke his elbow.

If you want to be part of the Australian Development Team you need to prove what you're made of...

@robbiemcewen: Bumped in to an old mate @seaotterclassic

The taxi driver whose vehicle struck and killed South African Olympic mountain biker Burry Stander has been found guilty.

Twenty-five year old Stander, who finished fifth in the cross-country at the 2012 London Olympics, died on 3 January 2013 when he was hit by the vehicle we cycling in Shelley Beach.

Driver Njabulo Nyawose has been found guilty of culpable homicide and failing to obey a traffic sign according to News 24. He has yet to be sentenced.