May 31, 2016

Olympic velodrome hits another snag

The Rio de Janeiro Olympic venue facing the most serious construction delay has hit another snag, with City Hall saying it is changing contractors for the track cycling velodrome. In a statement, the city said Monday it rescinded the contract of the principal builder ...

Mar 29, 2016

Belgian cyclist passes away after heart attack

Belgian cyclist Daan Myngheer died on Monday two days after suffering a heart attack during the Criterium International race in Corsica, his team said. Myngheer, 22, passed away at 7:08 p.m. in a hospital in d’Ajaccio, on the island’s west, surrounded by his family ...

IOC approves switch of cycling venues for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Dec 9, 2015

IOC approves switch of cycling venues for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

After months of negotiations, the IOC on Wednesday approved the cycling venues for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, including the cost-cutting move of indoor track events to a facility located two hours from the host city. The International Olympic Committee said moving track cycling from ...

Cycling body close to agreeing Tokyo Games venue switch

Nov 5, 2015

Cycling body close to agreeing Tokyo Games venue switch

After months of negotiations, cycling’s governing body, the UCI, is nearing final agreement with Olympic organizers on their proposal to move cycling events at the 2020 Tokyo Games to a venue outside the capital to save money. UCI president Brian Cookson told The Associated ...

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Inconvenient truth

A man cycles through a red light carrying a baby in a harness and is forced to stop suddenly to avoid a car that is going straight through the intersection.

Jul 31, 2015

UCI chief anxious about 2020 plan

The president of cycling’s international organizing body said Thursday that he was concerned over venue changes being proposed by organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. “We understand that Tokyo 2020 want to do a quite radical change of the venues. We are very ...