Men's Individual Road Race
Gold medal favorite: Paolo Bettini - Italy
Samuel Sanchez from Spain won the 245.4 km road race just now - the longest course in Olympic history.
He completed the race in 6:23.49. Davide Rebellin from Italy finished second to take the silver and Fabian Cancellara from Switzerland came third.
It was also the first time for race to start and finish [...]
I can’t believe we are finally away. I am sure it was hard for the athletes competing this morning as the opening ceremony went pretty late. I think it would have been hard for them to sleep with all of the excitement.
There a total of seven gold medals up for grabs today in [...]
Runner-up in the Tour de France, Cadel Evans from Australia, has had to withdraw from the time-trial at the Beijing Olympics after slipping on a wet floor and injuring his knee.
He is still however, hoping to compete in the road race at the Olympics.