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Seven Asian NOC’s allocated track cycling quotas for Rio Olympics

Track cycling quotas for the upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio have been allocated by the Union Cycliste Internationale to 36 National Olympic Committees, including seven from Asia.

Regional Games of Asia

Even those who are absolute in their indifference to sport will not fail to notice that 2016 is an Olympic year. As the opening ceremony looms, the noise emanating from Rio will be hard to ignore. In contrast, Regional Games can easily be overlooked.

Hong Kong secures 2016 Olympic Road Race berth

Though yet to name who will race, Hong Kong’s Cycling Association (HKSA) is relatively spoilt for choice with a bevy of young talents primed from several years of Asia Tour racing.

China’s Cycling Association invests towards Rio

When the Chinese Cycling Association’s (CCA) held its 2012 General Assembly in Beijing last December, Secretary-General Zhang Bin (张斌) lamented the lack of Olympic gold medals attributed to China’s road cyclists thus far. In announcing a three-pillar plan to develop the China’s national cycling program, it is clear every effort is being made to ensure the 2016 … Continue reading

Backstory: BMW’s Olympic bicycle deal

Within its official scope as ‘Automotive and Sustainability Partner’ to the 2012 London Olympics, BMW has supplied the Organizing Committee (LOCOG) with 400 BMW bicycles. Yes, everyone is expected to follow the sustainability line – even the suits.