Scotland Yard said that four people have been charged with various offences, while the rest were bailed pending further questioning.
Police said earlier that they were aware that a monthly protest by cyclists was planned for Friday but ordered the protesters to remain south of the River Thames. That was to keep them from blocking more than 80 000 ticket-holding guests from attending the Olympics opening ceremony.
Police said scores of cyclists defied warnings and crossed the river to the Stratford area, where the Olympic Park is located. They said officers began arresting the cyclists after they ignored verbal warnings to leave the area.
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With only three weeks before the winter tests and only six games left in the regular season of Super Rugby the push is on for the top six spots on the log, BayLion says.
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