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News on Olympic Cycling continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | BBC News

When being world champion doesn't pay

As a road cyclist, the 31-year-old has a world title and Olympic silver medal to her name.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Emma Pooley, Summer Olympics, Marianne Vos, Swimming, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation

6 hrs ago | CiteULike

Sports injuries and illnesses during the London Summer Olympic Games 2012

British Journal of Sports Medicine , Vol. 47, No. 7. , pp. 407-414, doi:10.1136/bjsports-2013-092380 Background The Olympic Movement Medical Code encourages all stakeholders to ensure that sport is practised without danger to the health of the athletes.


Related Topix: Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic

9 hrs ago | PezCycling News

Amstel'14: Gilbert Gets Gold

Race Report: On a day when we waited, waited & waited some more for the big guns to make their move it came down to the man that had won here before to show the others how to ride the Cauberg and take the win in the Amstel Gold.


Related Topix: Sports, Andy Schleck, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Nicki Sorensen, Simon Gerrans, Aleksejs Saramotins, Thomas Dekker

10 hrs ago | Velonews

Ian Boswell eager to tackle the triple: Amstel, Trentino and Liege

Ian Boswell rushed to empty his refrigerator and pack his bags when he heard his travel plans.


Related Topix: Cycling, Team Moser - AH - Trentino, Sports, Summer Olympic, Edvald Boasson Hagen, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ben Swift

15 hrs ago | Yorkshire Evening Post

Cycling legend Beryl Burton getting 'recognition she deserves' as Tour de France visits Yorkshire

The Morley mother-of-one excelled in an amateur career on two wheels that took her to an unprecedented 122 national titles over five decades, and, with the world's greatest cycling spectacle visiting the Yorkshire roads she called home on July 5 and 6, Burton's family feels she is finally getting the recognition she deserves for a glittering ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Lizzie Armitstead, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Cycling, Tour de France

19 hrs ago | Velonews

Coming off a win, Philippe Gilbert carries confidence, caution into Amstel Gold

It's something that will both carry and haunt Philippe Gilbert as he presses forward in his career: the Ardennes week sweep in 2011.


Related Topix: Sports, Philippe Gilbert, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Cycling, Francaise des Jeux, Gerolsteiner, Davide Rebellin

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Buchanan back with BMX World Cup win

Caroline Buchanan has delivered a clear message to her rivals, returning from a year's absence to win the opening round of BMX cycling's World Cup series in Manchester, England.


Related Topix: Sports, Tory Nyhaug, Summer Olympic, Stefany Hernandez, Olympics, Liam Phillips, Caroline Buchanan, Summer Olympics

Cycling News

Vos to work for teammate Van der Breggen at Fleche Wallonne

World champion Marianne Vos announced that she will work for her Rabo/LivGiant teammate Anna van der Breggen at the next elite women's World Cup, La Flche Wallonne Fminine, even though she enters the race as the defending champion and has won it on five occasions.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Marianne Vos, Cycling

South China Morning Post

Cyclists deserve room on the road

Alvin Sallay, a Sunday columnist with the paper for more than 10 years, has been reporting on the Hong Kong sports scene for the last 25 years.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Cycling News

Australian contingent ready for home mountain bike World Cup

Cycling Australia and Mountain Bike Australia announced the Australian contingent for the second round of the 2014 UCI World Cup Series to be held in Cairns on April 25-27.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Rebecca Henderson, Summer Olympics, Cycling

Malaysian National News Agency

MNCF Plans To Send 18 Riders To Glasgow Commonwealth Games

KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 -- The Malaysian National Cycling Federation plans to send 18 riders to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in July.


Related Topix: Sports, Azizulhasni Awang, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Mohd Azizulhasni Awang

Daily Camera

Former University of Colorado Regent Jim Martin: 'You choose to go on'

Former University of Colorado regent Jim Martin, right, and his son Daniel hold the Olympic Torch during the relay for the 1996 Games in Atlanta.


Related Topix: Daniel Martin, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

The New Zealand Herald

Cycling: Bevin a new name to watch on track

As the only newcomer, the only rider who didn't compete at either the London Olympics or this year's world championships, chances are Bevin won't be a relative unknown for long.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Podium Cafe

Amstel Gold Race: Time for the Cauberg

Jumping out of Belgium for a quick jaunt over all of the hills in the Netherlands, Sunday's Amstel Gold Race is the "official" start to the Ardennes races after the transitionary Brabantse Pijl.


Related Topix: Sports, Philippe Gilbert, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Roman Kreuziger, Simon Gerrans, Michal Kwiatkowski


Moyes must avoid Everton humiliation and keep run going

While it's unlikely that David Moyes would begrudge his old side any success the reality is that Everton 's slip up in their pursuit of Champions League football in midweek has given the United boss a feint chance of restoring a little faith in his own ability, not just that of his team.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Juan Mata, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Mark Cavendish, Soccer Players, Charlie Adam, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool

Ilford Recorder

Official Tour De France Fan Parks announced

Londoners flocked to the 2013 Tour de France Fan Park to watch Chris Froome power his way to a famous victory in the 100th edition of the Tour de France.


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Amstel Gold is next Classic for Geraint Thomas

Amelie Ring has not been able to hear for the first two years of her life... this tear-jerking video shows her hearing for the first time Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is due to address the media this morning following revelations on a five-page letter of complaint sent to the Premier League Former X Factor stars Rhydian Roberts and Lucie Jones are set to ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Geraint Thomas, Olympics, Summer Olympics, John Degenkolb, Philippe Gilbert, Tom Boonen, Bradley Wiggins, Vincenzo Nibali

This is The West Country

Liam Phillips hoping to build on World Champion tag

BURNHAM BMX UCI world champion Liam Phillips hopes to build on the success of the past 12 months when he competes at the BMX Supercross World Cup in Manchester this weekend.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Liam Phillips, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Maris Strombergs

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Clara's Big Ride is rolling into Sydney today

Clara Hughes, a six-time Olympic medalist, has been cycling across the country since March 14 to highlight and have people break free from the stigma of mental illness.


Related Topix: Sports, Winter Sports, Clara Hughes, Olympic Speed Skating, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic


Magazine Excerpt: The spirit and the letter

Editor's note: The following passage is excerpted from Velo head writer Matthew Beaudin's Lede VeloNote in the May 2014 issue of Velo magazine .


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Cross Country Skiing, Winter Sports, Cycling


Olympic Medal Count

1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35