How BMX cycling works at the Olympics

NZ Newswire Updated July 5, 2012, 10:37 am

Cycling at the Olympics - how it works for BMX:

32 men, 16 women

Held on a circuit of 320-370m, which features an 8m-high start ramp and various corners and jumps.

Contact between riders often occurs during racing and crashes are frequent.

Qualifying:

Each competitor has one time trial run over the circuit, with the better time determining his or her seeding for the quarter-finals (men) and the semi-finals (women).

Racing:

The men's quarter-finals are held over five runs, with points for places on each run.

After three runs, the best two riders from each quarter-final progress to the semi-finals.

The remaining riders compete in the final two quarter-final runs and the best two from each quarter-final also progress to the semis.

The semis follow a three-run format. The top four riders from each semi-final advance to the final, where the medals are decided over one run.

Rugby

Results

2013/14 Aviva Premiership (ENG)

2014 Super Rugby Tournament

2013/14 Aviva Premiership (ENG)

Schedule

2014 Super Rugby Tournament

7:35pm NZST Fri, 18th April
9:40pm NZST Fri, 18th April
7:35pm NZST Sat, 19th April
9:40pm NZST Sat, 19th April
1:00am NZST Sun, 20th April

2013/14 Aviva Premiership (ENG)

6:45am NZST Sat, 19th April

League

Results

2014 NRL Premiership Season

2014 NRL National Youth Competition

2014 NRL Premiership Season

Schedule

2014 English Super League

7:00am NZST Fri, 18th April
7:00am NZST Fri, 18th April
7:00am NZST Fri, 18th April

2014 NRL National Youth Competition

3:45pm NZST Fri, 18th April

Tennis

Schedule

2013 Davis Cup 1st Rnd - KAZ v AUT

2:00am NZDT Sun, 3rd February

2013 Davis Cup World Group I 1st Rnd - TPE v AUS

2:00am NZDT Sun, 3rd February

2013 Fed Cup 1st Rnd - CZE v AUS

2:00am NZDT Sat, 9th February
2:00am NZDT Sun, 10th February

2013 Fed Cup 1st Rnd - ITA v USA

2:00am NZDT Sat, 9th February

2013 Open 13

2:00am NZDT Fri, 22nd February
2:00am NZDT Fri, 22nd February

Football

Results

2013/14 French Ligue 1

Lyon 1 - 0 Paris SG (FT)

2013/14 Spanish La Liga

2013/14 Italian Serie A

Schedule

2013/14 Australian A-League

18 April 9:30pm

2013/14 English League Championship

Blackburn vs. Yeovil

19 April 2:00am

Bournemouth vs. Sheff Wed

19 April 2:00am

Blackpool vs. Burnley

19 April 2:00am