Julien Absalon and Sabine Spitz Climb To Mountain Bike Olympic Gold

by Justin Davis BEIJING, Aug 23, 2008 (AFP) - Frenchman Julien Absalon took his mountain bike status to new heights on Saturday when he became the first rider to defend the men's Olympic cross country title. Absalon kept the gold in French hands for the third Olympics in a row - following Miguel Martinez's victory at Sydney in 2000 - thanks to a commanding display early in the … [Read more...]