Exclusive: "We are rubbing our hands" at the prospect of Olympic road race after Cavendish Tour de France green jersey admits Brailsford

By Tom Degun

Mark_Cavendish_in_green_jersey_and_helmet_Tour_de_France_July_2011August 7 - Dave Brailsford, British Cycling's performance director and the general manager of Team Sky, has claimed Britain's top cyclists are rubbing their hands together at the prospect of winning Olympic gold medal in the men's road race after Mark Cavendish became the first British rider to win the maillot vert in this year's Tour de France.

Work underway to save London 1948 Olympic Velodrome

By Mike Rowbottom

herne_hill_velodrome_track_01-08-11August 1 - Work is underway to repair the dilapidated track at the Herne Hill Velodrome, which hosted the cycling events during the 1948 Olympics in London, with the six-week project being the first major work to be carried out at the site since the recent signing of a 15-year lease between the landowners, The Dulwich Estate, and British Cycling as secure tenant.