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  • Rio mayor delivers last major Olympic Park installation

    Rio de Janeiro's mayor handed a still not entirely finished cycling arena to organizers on Sunday, inaugurating the last major installation in the Olympic Park just over a month before the summer games begin. Organizing committee representatives said temporary installations and decorations would be…

  • Olympics-Britain's King may appeal against Rio snub

    Olympic champion Dani King is considering appealing against the British Cycling decision to leave her out of the country's road race team for the Rio Olympics, the rider has said. King, who won the track team pursuit gold at the 2012 London Games, is the second-highest ranked British woman on the…

  • Hidden motor checks 'planned for 2016 Tour de France'

    A wide-reaching series of checks for hidden motors in bicycles is to be employed at the 2016 Tour de France, Sunday's French weekly le Journal du Dimanche has reported. The Journal de Dimanche cited evidence suggesting motorised cycle use had been strongly suspected at recent Tour de France and…

  • Program lets Boston commuters drive some, cycle the rest

    BOSTON (AP) — Traffic is crawling bumper to bumper on Soldiers Field Road, a major artery leading to Cambridge and downtown Boston, as Mark Rabinsky parks his car near the Charles River, takes out his bike and prepares to cycle the rest of the way to his job at Harvard University.

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  • Latest-running Rio venue ready - sort of

    The Rio Olympic velodrome, the latest-running major venue for the August Games, was declared ready on Sunday for action -- without actually being finished. It is just 40 days until the first Olympics in South America gets under way and there had been growing fears about slow progress at the…

  • Greipel outsprints Kittel for German cycling title

    Andre Greipel got one over his great sprint rival Marcel Kittel by winning the German Championships road race on Sunday. Just under a week from the start of the Tour de France, Greipel came out trumps in a battle between the two men to have dominated sprint finishes in the last three editions of…