The London 2012 Olympic Games kick off with the opening ceremony on Friday, July 27, then it’s straight into the cycling events with the men’s road race on Saturday, July 28.

There is then a cycling event pretty much every day of the Games, including road, time trial, track, BMX and mountain bike disciplines.

Cycling Weekly will be covering the London 2012 Games in full, with event reports, results, exclusive photography, rider interviews, analysis and much more.

We’ll be keeping track of all of our online London 2012 coverage on this page, updated frequently with the latest articles.

Date Start time Finish time Category Event Venue Report Photos
July 28, 2012 10am 4.15pm RR Men’s road race The Mall (London) >>>>

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July 29, 2012 12noon 4.15pm RR Women’s road race The Mall (London) >>>>

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August 1, 2012 12.30pm 1.55pm TT Women’s time trial Hampton Court Palace >>>>

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August 1, 2012 2.15pm 4.15pm TT Men’s time trial Hampton Court Palace >>>>

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August 2, 2012 4pm 6.55pm Track Men’s team pursuit qualifying Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>> >>>>

August 2, 2012 4pm 6.55pm Track Men’s team sprint qualifying and finals Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>> >>>>
August 2, 2012 4pm 6.55pm Track Women’s team sprint qualifying and finals Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>> >>>>
August 3, 2012 4pm 6.55pm Track Men’s team pursuit finals Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>> >>>>

August 3, 2012 4pm 6.55pm Track Women’s keirin qualifying and finals Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>> >>>>
August 3, 2012 4pm 6.55pm Track Women’s team pursuit qualifying Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>> >>>>
August 4, 2012 10am 11.30am Track Men’s omnium: flying lap Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>> >>>>

August 4, 2012 10am 11.30am Track Men’s sprint qualifying Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>> >>>>
August 4, 2012 4pm 6.40pm Track Men’s omnium: 30km points race, elimination race Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>>

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August 4, 2012 4pm 6.40pm Track Men’s sprint, rounds Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>> >>>>
August 4, 2012 4pm 6.40pm Track Women’s team pursuit finals Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>> >>>>
August 5, 2012 10am 11.25am Track Men’s omnium: 4km individual pursuit Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>>

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August 5, 2012 10am 11.25am Track Women’s sprint qualifying Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>> >>>>
August 5, 2012 4pm 7.05pm Track Men’s omnium: 15km scratch, 1km TT, final Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>>

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August 5, 2012 4pm 7.05pm Track Men’s sprint quarter finals Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>> >>>>
August 5, 2012 4pm 7.05pm Track Women’s rounds and 1/8 finals Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>> >>>>
August 6, 2012 4pm 6.55pm Track Men’s sprint finals Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>>

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August 6, 2012 4pm 6.55pm Track Women’s omnium: flying lap, 20km points, elimination Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>>

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August 6, 2012 4pm 6.55pm Track Women’s sprint quarter finals Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>>

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August 7, 2012 10am 11.30am Track Men’s keirin round one Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>> >>>>

August 7, 2012 10am 11.30am Track Women’s omnium: 3km individual pursuit Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>>

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August 7, 2012 4pm 6.30pm Track Men’s keirin finals Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>>

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August 7, 2012 4pm 6.30pm Track Women’s omnium: 10km scratch, 500m TT, finals Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>>

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August 7, 2012 4pm 6.30pm Track Women’s sprint semi-finals and finals Velodrome (Olympic Park) >>>>

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August 8, 2012 3pm 4.30pm BMX BMX seeding BMX circuit (Olympic Park) >>>>

August 9, 2012 3pm 4.30pm BMX BMX quarter finals BMX circuit (Olympic Park) >>>>

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August 10, 2012 3pm 4.30pm BMX BMX semi-finals, finals BMX circuit (Olympic Park) >>>> >>>>

August 11, 2012 12.30pm 2.30pm MTB Women’s cross-country mountain bike Hadleigh Farm (Essex) >>>>

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August 12, 2012 1.30pm 3.30pm MTB Men’s cross-country mountain bike Hadleigh Farm (Essex) >>>>

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London 2012: Live text coverage of cycling events

August 7: Track cycling day six

August 6: Track cycling day five

August 5: Track cycling day four

August 4: Track cycling day three

August 3: Track cycling day two

August 2: Track cycling day one

August 1: Men’s and women’s time trials

July 28: Men’s road race

July 29: Women’s road race

London 2012: Latest news

Video: Hoy and Pendleton bow out, but new talent coming through

Sir Chris Hoy looking good as British cyclists look to end with a flourish

GB doing something right says O’Shea

Comment: Hindes’s purposeful crash – fair or foul?

New format for team pursuit explained

Pendleton and Varnish out of team sprint

‘Hot pants’ key to Pendleton and Hoy sprint

Britain’s sprinters looking to continue GB medal haul

Wiggins: Tour was perfect Olympic TT preparation

Olympic time trial round-up

Pendleton warms up for London 2012

Cancellara in, Evans out of time trial

CW eyewitness: Remember the name

Cavendish finds solace in commitment of his team mates

London 2012: Team info

Men’s road race start list

Women’s road race start list

Men’s time trial start list

Women’s time trial start list

Team GB rider profiles

Great Britain track team confirmed

Bronzini leads Italian Olympic cycling team

British Olympic men’s road race team announced

Armitstead and Cooke lead GB women’s road cycling team

London 2012: Event guides

Mountain bike event guide on www.mbr.co.uk

Olympic Games men’s time trial: Who will win?

Olympic Games women’s time trial: Who will win?

Olympic time trial routes announced

Olympic Games women’s road race: Who will win?

Olympic Games men’s road race: Who will win?

Download detailed Olympic road race route map

London 2012 cycling schedule

London 2012: Reports

Kulhavy wins men’s Olympic mountain bike event as Killeen crashes out

Bresset wins women’s mountain bike event

Reade and Phillips out of medals in BMX

Phillips eases through to BMX semi-finals

Reade and Phillips kicks off Olympic BMX campaigns

Sir Chris Hoy wins sixth Olympic gold

Trott stunned at double Olympic gold

Pendleton ends career on a high

Tremendous Trott eliminates the rest in Olympic omnium

Kenny stuns Bauge in sprint to win second gold

Bronze for Clancy while Pendleton marches on

Pendleton sets new Olympic record to qualify ahead of Meares

Trott, King and Rowsell keep gold medals coming

Kenny lights up a stuttering men’s sprint competition

Track day two: Pendleton and team pursuiters deliver more gold

Track cycling day one: Hoy leads team sprinters to gold

Wiggins wins gold in men’s time trial, bronze for Froome

Armstrong defends Olympic title in women’s time trial

Cycling events medal table

Women’s road race: Armitstead wins silver as Vos strikes gold

Men’s road race: Vinokourov wins as Cavendish misses out

London 2012: Photos

Men’s mountain biking by Phil O’Connor

Men’s mountain biking by Graham Watson

Women’s mountain biking by Phil O’Connor

Women’s mountain biking by Graham Watson

BMX finals by Phil O’Connor

BMX finals by Graham Watson

BMX men’s quarter-finals by Graham Watson

Track day six (evening) by Andy Jones

Track day six by Phil O’Connor

Track day six by Graham Watson

Track day five by Andy Jones

Track day five by Graham Watson

Track day four evening session by Andy Jones

Track day four evening session by Graham Watson

Track day four morning session by Andy Jones

Track day four morning session by Phil O’Connor

Track day three evening session by Andy Jones

Track day three evening session by Phil O’Connor

Track day three morning session by Andy Jones

Track day two by Phil O’Connor

Track day two by Graham Watson

Track day one by Andy Jones

Track day one by Phil O’Connor

Track day one by Graham Watson

Men’s time trial by Graham Watson

Women’s time trial by Graham Watson

Pendleton track training

Women’s road race by Andy Jones

Women’s road race by Graham Watson

Men’s road race by Andy Jones

Men’s road race by Phil O’Connor

Men’s road race by Graham Watson

Team GB road race training on Box Hill (July 26)

London 2012: Podcasts

Cycling Weekly podcasts on Soundcloud

London 2012: TV schedule
London 2012 BBC TV cycling coverage schedule
London 2012 Eurosport cycling coverage schedule

Related links

CW’s dummies’ guide to track racing

World’s best BMXers in London 2012 test event

Olympic road race test event: Report card

Cavendish wins London-Surrey Cycle Classic

London-Surrey Cycle Classic photo gallery

Olympic road race route officially revealed

London 2012 tickets on sale from March

Older news items
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Hoy helicoptered in for opening ceremony
Box Hill closed after local riders give security the slip
Boonen and Gilbert train on Box Hill Olympic circuit
Goss fresh for Olympic Games assault
Trott on top: London 2012
Hoy to be GB flag bearer at London 2012 opening ceremony
Millar: I think about Olympics all the time
Cavendish recognises advantage in missed Tour chances ahead of Olympics
Kenny not Hoy selected for London 2012 sprint
German and French Olympic teams sneak in fourth sprinter
Cavendish: GB’s best bet for Olympic gold


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  • Derek Hayday

    Shame about Cav not being there for the final sprint of the Road Race. I feel the team got it wrong and that they should have rode like the rest of the riders and then they had a chance of being in the final break instead of being lost in the bunch.