Today ITV News Central visited the construction site of the arena for the first time to see progress on the futuristic venue.
The 14,500 square metre building will house a national standard 250 metre cycling track, a sports hall the size of 12 badminton courts, a gym and a cafe.
There will also be a 1.5km closed cycle circuit outside.
The arena has been hailed as one of the first Olympics legacy schemes.
Work started on the project in November 2012, just 10 weeks after the end of the London 2012 Games.
More top news
Two British schoolchildren seriously injured in a coach crash on the Swiss border remain in hospital in France.
A man who fell 100ft from the top floor of Birmingham’s Bullring shopping centre remains in a critical condition today.
West Midlands officers who helped save the life of a father after he collapsed while running have been reunited with the grateful jogger.