Bresset Storms To Women’s Mountain Bike Olympic Gold

by Justin Davis HADLEIGH FARM, United Kingdom, Aug 11, 2012 (AFP) - France's Julie Bresset capped an extraordinary year by storming to victory in the women's mountain bike cross country to claim her maiden Olympic title on Saturday. Germany veteran Sabine Spitz claimed the silver to complete her Olympic collection with Georgia Gould of the United States winning the bronze … [Read more...]

European Championship Cross-Country Results

HAIFA, Israel - Results of the European Championship cross-country biking, played Friday at Haifa in northern Israel: Elite Men: 1. Jaroslav Kulhavy (CZE) 2. Lukas Fluckiger (SUI) 3. Marco Aurelio Fontana (ITA) 4. Christoph Sauser (SUI) 5. Jose Antonio Hermida Ramos (ESP) Elite Women: 1. Katrin Leuman (SUI) 2. Maja Wloszczowska (POL) 3. Eva Lechner … [Read more...]

Australia Forced To End Cross Country Mountain Bike Program

SYDNEY, Dec 3, 2009 (AFP) – Cycling Australia (CA) said on Thursday it will end its mountain bike cross country high performance program from December 31 this year because of a drop in federal government funding. “This has been a very difficult decision and one that has come after a considerable period of review,” CA chief executive Graham Fredericks said in a statement. “The key … [Read more...]