Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/D3 Rio 2016/Cycling’ Category

‘I thought I was going to die,’ says Canadian cyclist Mike Woods

Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Cyclist Mike Woods has his eyes set on the Rio Olympics, seven weeks after thinking he was going to die when a group of riders charged towards the fallen Canadian at high speed.

Canadian cyclist Hesjedal explains decision to skip Olympics

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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Canadian cyclist Ryder Hesjedal says his decision to forgo the Summer Olympics is, in part, due to his desire to see younger riders get their chance.

Ryder Hesjedal withdraws from consideration for Rio Olympics

Friday, June 3rd, 2016
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Canadian cyclist Ryder Hesjedal announces that he will not be going to the upcoming Rio Olympics.

Prosecutor: Eddy Merckx to be charged in corruption case

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
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Five-time Tour de France winner Eddy Merckx, considered by many the greatest cyclist of all time, will be charged Wednesday in a Belgian corruption case linked to irregular purchases of equipment by Brussels-area police and municipalities, a Brussels prosecutor said.