Road cycling is usually dominated by events such as the Tour de France, the Giro d'Italia and the Vuelta a España. However, in Olympic year, eyes will turn to Rio 2016 to see which champion cyclist can add a gold medal to their prestigious collection. There will be time trial events and road race events for men and women.

Road - UCI

The enthusiasm for road cycling competitions began at the end of the 19th century and has not stopped growing since. Union Cycliste Internationale is the world governing body for the sport of cycling.

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