Lions make Zimbabwe mountain bike rider pedal faster

Not all countries have the most ideal facilities to train at. Some African swimmers have to train at hotel pools. For Antipass Kwari from Zimbabwe, he uses game trails to train for mountain biking.
“We follow game trails, or very often the native people walking through the area will have a path from one [...]

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Great Britain has performed remarkably well in the cycling at the Olympics. They have won seven of the 10 events, three silver medals and two bronze for 12 total.
So what do they base their success on? Victoria Pendleton who won the gold in women’s sprint, tries to explain:
“Well, I think it’s a combination [...]

Chris Hoy from Great Britain has won another gold medal for his country. Jason Kenny also from Great Britain helped to add to the medal count by winning the silver medal.
France’s Mickael Bourgain won the bronze.

Victoria Pendleton from Great Britain has won the gold medal in women’s sprint, cycling at the Laoshan Velodrome.
Anna Meares from Australia won the silver medal and Guo Shuang of China won the bronze medal.

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.

The mother of British cyclist Rebecca Romero, says her underwear was actually airbrushed from the shot.
“Rebecca is 28, she’s old enough to make decisions to do things like that,” she said.
“She has had other offers that she turned down.
“She did talk to me about it and it was tastefully done and they air brushed out [...]

Great Britain’s team of Ed Clancy, Paul Manning, Geraint Thomas and Bradley Wiggins took the gold medal in cycling track men’s team pursuit with a final time of 3:53.314.
Denmark took the silver medal with a time of 4:00.040. New Zealand beat Australia for the bronze.