However, the UCI made no reference to this at its meeting ahead of the Cyclo-Cross World Championships in Louisville.
A statement from the UCI management committee read: "With regards to the 2016 Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro (BRA), the management committee expressed its support for a proposal to be made to the International Olympic Committee for the addition to the cycling programme of a points race and BMX freestyle and mountain-bike eliminator events for both men and women."
At London 2012, Team GB won eight gold cycling medals for the second successive Olympics.
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