Shady87 wrote:They've been the Cyclones as long as I can remember, probably just known as the Australian team before that.
Hazard a guess that 'Cyclones' has something to do with being a similar sounding word to 'cycling'.
Not all teams are named after marsupials either. Mens hockey are Kookaburras, womens basketball are Opals, netball are Diamonds, swimming are Dolphins.
Ferminal wrote:O'Shea will do the omnium, he's in the box seat for London at this stage.
slartiblartfast wrote:Dunno, but does anyone know why Michael Freiberg wasn't named in the team today? Who is going to ride the men's omnium?
simo1733 wrote:When did the Aussie track team start calling themselves the Cyclones, and why are they not named after a native marsupial?
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