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Monday Aug 18 |

Cycling in the summer: 7 ways to stay safe

In 2012 the Department of Transport revealed an 8% increase in cyclists killed or seriously injured, stay safe on the road this summer with our 7 top tips Cycling is becoming more and more popular in Britain, and it marks a big step forward for our fitness, our polluted cities and our happiness.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Chris Hoy, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Summer Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Credit Agricole, Cycling

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Shiny shiny

Could this light-up jacket make cycling safer?

Despite the stellar example set by Victoria Pendleton and Laura Trott, and the fact that the 2012 Olympics inspired around 200,000 people to get on their bikes , men are still three times as likely as women to cycle, and travel four times further when they do, according to the Department for Transport .


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Laura Trott

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Jess's double Glasgow glory

Special moment: Jess Varnish poses with her bronze medal after the Women's sprint final.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Jess Varnish, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Anna Meares, Sir Chris Hoy, Fatehah Mustapa, Chris Hoy

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Glasgow hero sets her sights on Brazil

COMMONWEALTH double bronze medal winner Jessica Varnish has been tipped to build on her success in Glasgow at the Rio Olympics.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Joanna Rowsell, Laura Trott

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Age

Morton beats Meares for sprint title

Australian Stephanie Morton has scored the biggest win of her track cycling career, beating Anna Meares in the sprint final at the Commonwealth Games.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Jess Varnish, Summer Olympic, Anna Meares, Olympics, Fatehah Mustapa, Summer Olympics

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014: Neil Fachie and co-rider Craig MacLean raise the roof...

NEIL Fachie and Craig MacLean raised the roof of the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome for the second time in as many days, winning their second gold medal with a thrilling final ride in the men's sprint B tandem.


Related Topix: Chris Hoy, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Summer Olympics, Jess Varnish, Anna Meares

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daily Mail

Victoria Pendleton shows respect to Anna Meares after her gold...

They were fierce rivals on the cycling track for many years but Victoria Pendleton was quick to praise Australian Anna Meares on her gold-medal success in the women's 500m time trial.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Anna Meares, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Cricket, England, Australia, South Africa


Olympic Medal Count

1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35