UCI Track World Championships
Teun Mulder of the Netherlands upset French hopes of a first gold at the world track championships Friday when he blitzed his way in record time to victory in the men's kilometer.
Australia narrowly edged New Zealand in qualifying for the men's team pursuit gold medal ride-off and will now meet Britain later Friday at the world track cycling championships.
The demands of early season stage races like the Tours of Oman and Qatar have been given the thumbs-up by medal-winning stars at the world track cycling championships.
Chris Hoy, the reigning Olympic sprint champion who missed the world championships last year due to injury, could face his biggest challenge yet as he bids to win back the title.
The splits: Phinney v. Sergent for the gold
American Taylor Phinney easily beat New Zealand's Jesse Sergent to successfully defend his individual pursuit title at the world track championships in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Thursday.
Britain's four-time Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy reclaimed his world keirin crown after a dominating display in the final of the men's event at the world track cycling championships Thursday.
Australia's women's pursuit team defeated reigning world champions Britain in the gold medal ride-off on Thursday at the world track cycling championships.
World sprint champion Gregory Bauge selflessly blamed himself on Wednesday as France lost their coveted team sprint crown to Germany at the world track cycling championships. Germany, who last won the three-lap power event at world level in 2003, clocked a winning time of 43.433 to leave France, the champions since 2006, with the silver medal.
The U.S.'s Sarah Hammer held off Britain's Wendy Houvenaghel to reclaim the women's individual pursuit title at the world track cycling championships on Wednesday.
Australia's Cam Meyer defended his world's points race title Wednesday at the world championships in Copenhagen.
Britain's Wendy Houvenaghel will face former world champion Sarah Hammer of the USA in the women's 3000 meter pursuit gold match at the world track cycling championships later Wednesday.
2010 UCI Track World Championships results
Breaking 14-year-old world records might not yet be on Jack Bobridge's radar, but all eyes should be riveted on the Australian Thursday in the men's pursuit at the world track championships.
Garmin-Transitions rider Cam Meyer will be racing the track world championships for Australia on a distinctively shaped new handlebar from 3T.
2010 Track World Championships galleries
Americans Taylor Phinney and Sarah Hammer are looking forward to a little friendly competition as track worlds kick off Wednesday in Denmark.
Sir Chris Hoy is back on track for the 2010 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Eight Americans, including a current and a former world champ, queue up for track worlds in Copenhagen