Boonen wins Paris-Roubaix classic

Belgian Tom Boonen became only the second rider to win the Paris-Roubaix classic for the fourth time.The 31-year-old made his break with 35 miles to go on Sunday, finishing one minute and 39 seconds ahead of Sebastien Turgot of France.He said: "When I was alone in front, I just

Year ban hurt me – champion Bauge

Gregory BaugeUCI World Track Cycling Championships 2012Venue:Hisense Arena, MelbourneDate:4-8 April 2012Gregory Bauge, who on Saturday won back the sprint world title he lost to a 12-month retrospective ban, has told BBC Sport "the hurt lasts a long time".The Frenchman beat Jason Kenny to last year's world gold but was

Bemused Hoy admits lack of desire

Kenny beats Hoy in sprint semiUCI World Track Cycling Championships 2012Venue:Hisense Arena, MelbourneDate:4-8 April 2012Sir Chris Hoy admitted to BBC Sport he had found his desire to win lacking as he took sprint bronze at the World Track Cycling in Melbourne.Hoy is battling Jason Kenny, who won silver, for

Trott wins gold as Kenny pips Hoy

Trott takes omnium goldUCI World Track Cycling Championships 2012Venue:Hisense Arena, MelbourneDate:4-8 April 2012Laura Trott won the omnium world title at the World Track Cycling in Melbourne as Sir Chris Hoy's Olympic selection scrap with Jason Kenny intensified.Trott, never out of the top two in the six-discipline omnium, took gold

Wounded Pendleton wins world gold

Pendleton awarded sprint titleUCI World Track Cycling Championships 2012Venue:Hisense Arena, MelbourneDate:4-8 April 2012Victoria Pendleton picked herself off the floor to record a brilliant semi-final victory over Australia's Anna Meares en route to world sprint gold.Pendleton suffered track burns after a crash in her first best-of-three semi-final heat against arch-rival

Boardman to quit GB team position

Gold medallist Chris Boardman has announced he will quit British Cycling after London 2012.The current director of research and development has presided over a period of continued success during a nine-year stint with the governing body."This job has been great but it demands your entire life to do it

GB women smash pursuit world record

World record for GB women cyclistsUCI World Track Cycling Championships 2012Venue:Hisense Arena, MelbourneDate:4-8 April 2012Great Britain's Joanna Rowsell, Dani King and Laura Trott smashed the team pursuit world record twice in one day as they defeated Australia for gold at the Track Cycling World Championships.Both teams broke the record

Hoy still searching for answers

UCI World Track Cycling Championships 2012Venue:Hisense Arena, MelbourneDate:4-8 April 2012In the latest part of our weekly #olympicthursday series on leading British hopes, BBC Olympic sports reporter Ollie Williams profiles four-time Olympic track cycling gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy.The face of British Olympic success barely remembers living through the moments

GB take superb team pursuit gold

GB win gold in world record timeUCI World Track Cycling Championships 2012Venue:Hisense Arena, MelbourneDate:4-8 April 2012Great Britain's team pursuit men won a spectacular gold medal at the World Track Cycling Championships as they beat Australia with a world record.Ed Clancy, Pete Kennaugh, Steven Burke and Geraint Thomas clocked three