This is exactly what the title suggests — a ranking table of gold medal winners at the recent Olympic Games, arranged by each country’s population per medal. That is to say, we’ve divided each nation’s total population by the number of golds, to give, in effect, the number of people who would...

The Men's Road Race medallists. Image via Sky Sports.
The Men’s Road Race medallists. Image via Sky Sports.

We’ve now had time to digest the road cycling events (men’s and women’s) at this year’s Olympics in Rio. Rather than offer a formal analysis of the events, or a comical reimagining of the events as a miniature tour (we already did that!),...

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We’ve been treated to a frantic couple of races with some big surprises on both the road race course as well as the time trial — Greg Van Avermaet took a surprise win on Saturday, with Cancellara cleaning up in his retirement year TT. However, did you ever stop to think how the race would have...

Bradley Wiggins celebrates his gold at London 2012. Pic courtesy of The Telegraph.

The men’s individual time trial this year comprises two laps of what is being called the ‘Grumari circuit’ — the first loop that the riders will have taken on in the Olympic road race, and the one which features...

Vos celebrates her win ahead of a heart broken Armistead. Pic courtesy of cyclingweekly.
Vos celebrates her narrow win ahead of a heart broken Armitstead. Pic courtesy of Cyclingweekly.

Marianne Vos – the reigning Olympic champion on a comeback crusade. Lizzie Armitstead – the current World Champion with a point or two to prove. Megan Guarnier – the #1 World Tour ranked rider of...

Cycling fans won’t have to wait long for something to cheer about in the 2016 edition of the Olympic Games — the men’s road race is on the first official day of events, and the women’s follows the next day (likewise, our preview of the women’s race is coming soon). It barely feels as though...