Chris Hoy

9 results

Geraint Thomas poses after winning the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. Photograph: David Davies/PA

The Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas rode a wave of public support to become the BBC’s sports personality of the year and continue cycling’s rec(...)

Charlie Alliston (20), arrives at the Old Bailey in London.  Photograph: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

A former courier has been convicted of causing bodily harm to a mother-of-two who died after he mowed her down on a bicycle in east London. Charlie A(...)

Britain’s Jason Kenny with fiancee Laura Trott. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Team GB’s golden couple Laura Trott and Jason Kenny powered to victory in the Rio velodrome, adding two more golds to the country’s medal haul. The l(...)

Britain’s Jason Kenny celebrates winning gold against Callum Skinner in the men’s sprint final. Photograph: PA

Jason Kenny showed fellow Briton Callum Skinner a clean set of wheels to defend his track cycling sprint title on Sunday, powering to his fifth Olympi(...)

Bradley Wiggins trains with his team-mates at the Rio Olympic Velodrome, where he will hope to win an eighth Olympic medal. Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Bradley Wiggins no longer plays in a tribute band for The Jam but in another Olympic summer, the Londoner’s ambition remains the same. He is bulkier n(...)

British cycling’s Shane Sutton has been suspended for alleged comments he made about Paralympic athletes. Photograph: Getty

British Cycling’s technical director, Shane Sutton, has been suspended pending a formal investigation into accusations that he called Paralympic cycli(...)

Shannon McCurley will be making history this summer as the first Irish female track cyclist to qualify for an Olympics. Photograph: Getty

There must, surely, be times when Shannon McCurley’s parents wish she had stuck with that nice, safe sport of middle-distance running. She had real pr(...)

The IRFU’s Dan Downey sets up the GPS units on the Aviva Stadium’s pitch ahead of Ireland’s Six Nations game against France in February. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Not so long ago a fag and orange segment was seen as restorative at half-time, an extra lap until you drop a good thing, a sign of heart. But in recen(...)

Brian Cookson (left) and Pat McQuaid will battle it out in Friday’s vote for the UCI Presidency. Photograph: PA Wire/Reuters.

Irishman Pat McQuaid has promised not to prolong the bitter battle over the presidency of the International Cycling Union (UCI) if he is deposed from(...)