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Olds Prepares The Olympics with a Win At Giro Donne

Posted on 04. Jul, 2012 by .

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American Shelley Olds (AA Drink/Leontien) made a clear statement today at the Giro Donne when she outsprinted some of the top riders in the world – not only is she going to be ready for the 2012 Olympic Games but she needs to be taken seriously as a medal contender. “This victory is most certainly [...]

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1 Team, 3 Dreams—LUNA to The Olympics

Posted on 27. Jun, 2012 by .

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The LUNA Chix Pro Team is sending 3 athletes to London for the Olympics this year. Video with the three athletes Georgia Gould, Catharine Pendrel and Katerina Nash.

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Pendrel, Batty, Plaxton and Kabush to represent Canada at Olympic Games

Posted on 20. Jun, 2012 by .

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Cycling Canada, in collaboration with the Canadian Olympic Committee, is pleased to announce the nomination of Catharine Pendrel, Emily Batty, Geoff Kabush and Max Plaxton to the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team set to compete at the Olympic Games this upcoming summer. Canada qualified the maximum two spots for the women’s race, and two spots for [...]

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LUNA Pro Team’s Katerina Nash to Compete in her Fourth Olympics

Posted on 19. Jun, 2012 by .

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With her second place finish in May at the UCI World Cup in Bresse, France, Katerina Nash secured an automatic qualification to the 2012 London Olympic Games. She will be representing the Czech Republic in cross country mountain biking. “This is going to be my fourth Olympics,” Nash told podiuminsight. “This selection feels very different. [...]

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USA Cycling Statement Regarding Olympic Selection

Posted on 16. Jun, 2012 by .

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Many expressed surprise in the USA Cycling men’s team selection for the road events for the Olympic Games, with a few names missing. Today, they issued the following statement: USA Cycling has received numerous inquiries regarding the men’s Olympic road team announced yesterday. Prior to the commencement of the Olympic team nomination process, George Hincapie, [...]

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USA Cycling Announces 2012 Olympic Team

Posted on 15. Jun, 2012 by .

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USA Cycling announced today 21 of its 24 nominees to the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team, including 10 male and 11 female athletes across the disciplines of road cycling, track cycling, mountain biking and bicycle motocross (BMX). Six of these were automatic nominees and 15 were nominated to the Olympic Team via discretionary selection. All of [...]

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Blast from the Past: Linda Jackson – From Investment Banker to Olympian

Posted on 08. Jun, 2012 by .

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Recently several stories about Evelyn Stevens (Specialized-lululemon) leaving Wall Street to race her bike have been written. Stevens is headed to compete at the 2012 London Summer Olympics representing the USA. Though Stevens journey to London is amazing, she is not the first cyclist to leave high finance. Linda Jackson, Team TIBCO Founder and President, [...]

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Team USA 2012 Olympic Long Team for Women’s Road and MTB

Posted on 01. Dec, 2011 by .

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A total 30 athletes make up the women’s road and men’s and women’s mountain-bike long team to represent the United States at the 2012 London Olympic Games. As part of its Olympic Team nomination process, USA Cycling names a Long Team of eligible athletes for men’s and women’s mountain bike and women’s road cycling; men’s [...]

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Olympic Time Trial Schedule Reminder

Posted on 12. Aug, 2008 by .

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The Time Trial for both the men and the women at the Olympic Games are tonight (well tomorrow in Beijing). Quick reminder for the online schedule: Road Date Pacific Time Channel Tue 12 20:30-22:05 nbcolympics.com Women’s individual time trial, medals are awarded. Tue 12 22:30-02:10 nbcolympics.com Men’s individual time trial, medals are awarded. Tue 12 [...]

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The NA female roadies for the Olympic Games

Posted on 09. Aug, 2008 by .

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Today (tomorrow in Beijing) is the Women’s Road Race where the women compete on the same course as the men,  just fewer loops, 2 instead of 7,  of the closing circuits making it 126.34 km long. Startlists are available here, and gavia wrote up a preview over at PodiumCafe.com, and here’s a brief overview of [...]

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