Women's Individual

Cycling Beijing Olympics

Gold medal favorite: Shanaze Reade - Great Britain

France wins gold and silver medals in the women’s BMX

Anne-Caroline Chausson of France has won the gold medal in women’s BMX racing.
Laetitia le Corguille also from France won the silver medal and Jill Kintner from the United States won the bronze medal.

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Gold medal favorite Shanaze Reade has had a fall in the opening time trials in the women’s BMX.
She seems to have misjudged one of he corners and took a fall. She still managed however to get back on her bike and finish her heat. She grazed her elbow in the fall, but it [...]

Shanaze Reade is hoping to win gold for Great Britain in the first women’s BMX event at an Olympic games.
Reade arrived in Beijing on Sunday and has been practicing at a replica of the Beijing Olympic course built in Manchester.
Qualifying races start tomorrow and the finals will be on Thursday.

National cycling supremo Chris Boardman reveals his medal picks from Great Britain’s cycling team.
Individual Pursuit - Bradley Wiggins
Men’s Team Pursuit - Four from Bradley Wiggins, Ed Clancy, Paul Manning, Geraint Thomas, Steven Burke, Mark Cavendish
Women’s Individual Pursuit - Rebecca Romero
Men’s Madison - Mark Cavendish and Bradley Wiggins
Keiren and Men’s Individual Sprint - Chris Hoy
Women’s Individual [...]

World champion BMX rider Kyle Bennett is nicknamed “Butter” because his riding style is so smooth.
“My riding style is smoother. That’s why they call me ‘Butter’. My style is laid back like I am,” Bennett said. “If I’m going to pass it’s going to be clean. Some guys are not scared to hit [...]

Amber Neben who tested positive for drugs at the 2004 Athens Games and missed them; she was then diagnosed with skin cancer nine months ago. Fortunately for her the cancer was caught early and didn’t spread. She is now on the Olympic cycling team with Christine Thorburn in the road team and Mary [...]

Mike Day won the U.S. BMX trials in Chula Vista, California on the weekend. Only a win in the event could get him on the team.
“I have no idea how I feel. Beyond belief,” Day told The Associated Press in a telephone interview. “So many of my friends and family were here, they made [...]