BMX SET TO OUTSHINE THE OLYMPIC TORCH

The inclusion of BMX racing in the 2008 Olympic Games wasn?t a popular decision with many in the cycling world, but there?s little doubt that this new event is going to provide some of the Games? most stunning footage.

To run BMX as part of the Olympic schedule two other cycling events had to be dropped; it was the men?s kilometre time trial and women?s 500m time trial that eventually got the axe.

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