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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

Aug 21, 2016

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In a country long focused on bringing home as many Olympic gold medals as possible, this year's haul isn't what China expected.

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...

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.

Aug 19, 2016

Women’s BMX: Team USA's Alise Post Wins Silver Medal

Women’s BMX: Team USA's Alise Post Wins Silver Medal

Team USA's Alise Post won a silver medal in the BMX Olympic final on Friday, finishing second behind the "Queen of BMX", Colombian Mariana Pajón.

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...

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.

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...

Aug 17, 2016

American BMX Riders Finish in Top 10

American BMX Riders Finish in Top 10

The women took the track at the Olympic BMX Centre first.

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...

Aug 17, 2016

Local Olympian Ready to 'Raise Some Hell'

Local Olympian Ready to 'Raise Some Hell'

The United States was kept off of the podium at the London Games. Team USA’s Nic Long isn’t going to let that happen in Rio.

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