Bring on the Olympics – Thomas

Bring on the Olympics – Thomas

My world champion’s rainbow jersey is hanging up alongside Ed Clancy’s above the beds in our Melbourne hotel room. This is a massive result for us as a team. It’s been a long while since we last won at the World Championships; the Aussies have had the better of us for the last few years. […]

Chris Hoy learned on girl's bike

Chris Hoy learned on girl's bike

Image caption Sir Chris Hoy is a four-time Olympic champion Cyclist Sir Chris Hoy’s first bicycle was a girl’s bike, the Olympic gold medallist’s mother has revealed. Sir Chris, 36, a four-time Olympic champion who won three golds at the 2008 Beijing Games, got the second-hand bike from his neighbour. His mother, Carol Hoy, said […]

GB success will continue – Clancy

GB success will continue – Clancy

British cyclists will continue to deliver Olympic success even if Dave Brailsford gives up day-to-day control of the team, says GB rider Ed Clancy. Brailsford combines his role as GB performance director with his position running Team Sky and could focus solely on the latter after London 2012. “It will be hard to replace him […]

Chris Hoy learned on girl’s bike

Chris Hoy learned on girl’s bike

Image caption Sir Chris Hoy is a four-time Olympic champion Cyclist Sir Chris Hoy’s first bicycle was a girl’s bike, the Olympic gold medallist’s mother has revealed. Sir Chris, 36, a four-time Olympic champion who won three golds at the 2008 Beijing Games, got the second-hand bike from his neighbour. His mother, Carol Hoy, said […]

Brailsford ponders sprint options

Media playback is not supported on this device Kenny beats Hoy in sprint semi British Cycling performance director Dave Brailsford has refused to reveal his selection strategy for the men’s sprint at the 2012 Olympics. The spot will go to either Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy or Jason Kenny, who won silver at the 2008 […]

Hoy takes audacious keirin gold

Media playback is not supported on this device Hoy snatches world keirin title UCI World Track Cycling Championships 2012 Venue: Hisense Arena, Melbourne Date: 4-8 April 2012 Sir Chris Hoy won the men’s keirin world title with a phenomenal last-ditch move in the home straight at the World Track Cycling in Melbourne. Hoy crowbarred his […]