It was Australia, featuring Susan Powell, that came top, with 17 medals including 5 wins. China – featuring Zhou Jufang – took third place with 10 medals, including 4 rainbow jerseys, with the USA team of Allison Jones finishing just short of the podium (9 and 2).
She was able to give her little girl Louisa a kiss because this time she was on the highest step of the podium of the 2014 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships. Sarah Storey triumphed in the 3km Pursuit in the C5 category ahead of the Polish rider Anna Harkowska, and in style, since she won in a new world-record time of 3:32:050.
IRONMAN announced today that Cambridge, Maryland will become the twelfth U.S. location in the IRONMAN® Series. The inaugural IRONMAN® Maryland triathlon will take place on Saturday, September 20, 2014, becoming the first IRONMAN® race in the Mid-Atlantic.
The 2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup presented by Shimano gets underway this weekend in what has become the traditional opening venue – Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
Fuji’s Sarah Haskins earned her 3rd consecutive victory of the 2014 season at the 2014 Life Time South Beach Triathlon and Fuji’s Cam Dye, 2013 USAT Triathlete of the Year, making his 2014 debut and picking up right where he left off.
Four months after the UCI Track Cycling World Cup, it is the turn of the best para-cyclists on the planet to battle for world titles. Competition gets underway Thursday (April 10) and runs through until Sunday (April 13) at the Bicentenary velodrome in Aguascalientes
Rain, wind and chaos couldn’t stop the entire Team from qualifying for the finals. Neil Bezdek clocked the fastest time in the men’s qualifiers by 1 second! The men’s final started with a DNS for Giovanni Bocchi who flatted on some unfortunate shards of glass on the way to the start line. A crash in the first chicane immediately spread the field on the first lap.
IRONMAN announced today that it has chosen Zell am See-Kaprun, SalzburgerLand, Austria to host the 2015 IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship triathlon. The championship race will be held on August 30, 2015 and marks the first time that the IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship will be held in Europe.
Hövding, the maker of the airbag “helmet” that pops out of a collar, has launched a negative publicity campaign warning about what it says are “major flaws in the traditional cycle helmet.” The campaign includes a six minute video, sub-titled “What the industry doesn’t want you to know.”
The number of bikes in Dublin’s bike hire scheme is to grow to 5,000 by 2018, up from the current 550 bikes, according to the Irish Independent.