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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Cycling

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Cycling

Summer Olympics: Complete Track Cycling, Road Cycling, Mountain Bike, BMX Coverage

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016

Sweden’s Jenny Rissveds, Youngest Mountain Biker, Wins Gold

Sweden’s Jenny Rissveds, Youngest Mountain Biker, Wins Gold

Jenny Rissveds, the 22-year old Swedish rider, raced to a gold medal in women's mountain biking beating out a field that included seven world champions. Rissveds was the youngest rider on a course with...

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016

Lea Davison Aims for Podium in Mountain Biking

Lea Davison Aims for Podium in Mountain Biking

Lea Davison, Team USA's best hope for an Olympic medal in mountain biking, loves to see girls on the trails. So much so that she has made it a bit of a mission in life. Davison and her sister, Sabra, started...

Friday, Aug 19, 2016

BMX Finals: Gold, Silver & a Heartbreaker for Team USA

BMX Finals: Gold, Silver & a Heartbreaker for Team USA

U.S. Olympic BMX rider Connor Fields won gold with Alise Post winning silver in Friday's finals.

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016

Road Race Champion Sagan Aims for Mountain Biking Gold

Road Race Champion Sagan Aims for Mountain Biking Gold

Slovakian cyclist Peter Sagan won three stages at the Tour de France this year. He wore the yellow jersey and won the points classification for a fifth-straight year. So, he’d be considered one of the favorites...

Friday, Aug 19, 2016

And They're Off! A Strong Start Can Give BMX Racers an Edge

And They're Off! A Strong Start Can Give BMX Racers an Edge

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In the unpredictable sport of BMX cycling, where races last just about 40 seconds, a strong start means a lot.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

Swimmer, Cyclist Disqualified After Positive Drug Tests

Swimmer, Cyclist Disqualified After Positive Drug Tests

A Chinese swimmer and a Brazilian road cyclist were disqualified from Olympic competition in Rio de Janeiro after positive drug tests, officials said Thursday. The Court of Arbitration for Sport issued...

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

All 3 Americans in BMX Quarterfinals Advance to Semis

All 3 Americans in BMX Quarterfinals Advance to Semis

In a BMX quarterfinals filled with big crashes, two of the heavy favorites failed to advance, while the Americans — Corben Sharrah, Nic Long and Connor Fields — all showed their speed and durability during...

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016
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Cycling's Best Images Inside the Velodrome

Take a look at some of the best images from inside the velodrome in RioView gallery

  • [Rio2016] Cyclists compete in the women's cycling omnium scratch race
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Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016

US Cyclist Sarah Hammer Takes 2nd Silver in Rio

US Cyclist Sarah Hammer Takes 2nd Silver in Rio

American cyclist Sarah Hammer couldn't catch up to the leader in the final event of the cycling omnium Tuesday, but she did manage to jump to second place, taking silver. Great Britain's Laura Trott had...

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