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  • Xiaomi’s foldable electric bike ideal for China’s crowded streets

    Premiering as part of Xiaomi's Mi Ecosystem, the QiCycle bike will let you move sans pedaling for 45 kilometers on a fully charged battery, and comes complete with its own companion app.

    Digital Trends
  • Cavendish gets Olympic medal shot in Rio

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Mark Cavendish will get the chance to claim a long-awaited Olympic medal in Rio de Janeiro this year after being named in Britain's track cycling team on Friday. The 30-year-old, the most prolific road sprinter of his generation with 26 Tour de France stage wins,…

    Reuters
  • Russian athletes to file class action suit against IAAF ban next week: TASS

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian athletes will file a class action suit against a ban imposed by the International Association of Athletics Federations to the Court of Arbitration for Sport next week, TASS news agency cited Russian Athletics Federation General Secretary Mikhail Butov as saying on…

    Reuters
  • USA Cycling unveils full team headed to Rio Olympics

    Kristin Armstrong will have an opportunity to chase her third straight time trial gold medal in Rio, perhaps the final chapter in a decorated cycling career spanning four Olympics and two brief retirements. Armstrong was chosen for the U.S. Olympic roster Thursday, joining a powerhouse women's road…

    The Associated Press
  • Wiggins and Froome headline powerful British Olympic line-up

    Britain's Tour de France champions past and present Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome headline a star studded British cycling team for this year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, which was unveiled on Friday. The 26 rider team also includes double gold medalist from the 2012 Games in London Laura Trott…

    AFP
  • Russian weightlifters to appeal IWF ban at CAS - Russian sports minister

    MOSCOW, June 23 (Reuters) - Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Thursday Russian weightlifters would challenge a ban imposed on them by the International Weightlifting Federation at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, Russian news agencies reported. The appeal will be filed by the Russian…

    Reuters