Elinor Barker wins Britain’s second gold medal of the Track Cycling World Championships with victory in the women’s points race.
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Britain’s Elinor Barker wins the points race at the world championships in Hong Kong beating America’s Sarah Hammer into second, with Dutch rider Kirsten Wild in third.
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- 26-year-old finishes seven seconds behind Chloe Dygert
- Australia women’s madison team wins bronze
Ashlee Ankudinoff rode to the individual pursuit silver medal and her sixth career world championships medal at the cycling track world championships in Hong Kong.
The 26-year-old was beaten by seven seconds by American Chloe Dygert, but Ankudinoff was still happy with the result and her second silver medal of the week.
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Great Britain’s Elinor Barker and Emily Nelson win silver in the inaugural women’s world championship madison.
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Elinor Barker and Emily Nelson win a historic madison silver for Great Britain at the World Track Cycling Championships in Hong Kong.
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Britain’s Katie Archibald misses out on a medal ride in the individual pursuit at the Track Cycling World Championships.
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From Freddie Hunt to Chris Eubank Jr, the offspring of sports stars often end up competing, too. Is the name a help or a hindrance?
Freddie Hunt, 29, is a professional racing driver. He is the son of 1976 Formula One world champion James Hunt.
My name has got me drives. But a name will get you only so far
My dad said, pick a sport where you can make money without having to be punched in the face
I’m not far off my mum in a lot of the distances now, to be honest
With a name like mine, many people assumed I was on a fast track to the top
My dad was the best in his time. I wasn’t going to beat him and I didn’t want to. It wasn’t a competition
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The head of cycling’s world governing body Brian Cookson says he did nothing to be “ashamed of or concerned about” during his tenure at British Cycling.
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• ‘For it to happen the way it did was very confusing emotionally’
• 23-year-old survives late scare to hold on to victory
Katie Archibald thought she had blown it before claiming her first Track Cycling World Championships individual title with victory in the omnium on Friday’s third day.
The 23-year-old from Milngavie won the opening two of four disciplines, but was clinging on by the end of the concluding points race. She finished the day elated, wearing a world champion’s rainbow jersey to complement her shock of pink hair.
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Britain’s Katie Archibald wins gold in the women’s omnium at the Track Cycling World Championships in Hong Kong.
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Watch Britain’s Katie Archibald win gold in the women’s omnium at the Track Cycling World Championships in Hong Kong.
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Six-time Olympic champion Jason Kenny could retire before the next Games, says his wife and fellow cyclist Laura Kenny.
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Six-time Olympic champion Jason Kenny will decide in the next few months whether to retire, wife and fellow cyclist Laura tells BBC Sport.
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Geraint Thomas says he feels morally obliged not to use therapeutic use exemptions unless they are medically necessary.
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In the build-up to the Giro d’Italia, Welsh cyclist Geraint Thomas talks about his leadership hopes, and stance on the use of TUEs.
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Malaysian track cyclist Azizul Awang wins the keirin title at the 2017 world championships in Hong Kong six years on from an horrific injury that almost ended his career.
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