Olympic champion Jason Kenny pondering retirement

The young British men's sprint squad has so far failed to make the finals at the UCI Track World Championships, and their future could be without six-time Olympic gold medalist Jason Kenny. Kenny's fellow Olympian and spouse Laura Kenny, who is expecting their first child, let the news slip while commenting on the world championships for BBC Sport. "He's having six months to decide...
Via Cycling News
April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Kenny's keirin gold medal hopes saved by British video footage

Jason Kenny gave Great Britain its 12th cycling medal of the Olympic Games with his gold medal ride in the men's keirin, but his victory almost never came to be when the judge fired a gun signalling a violation of the rules during the final. In the keirin, a derny driver brings the six men up to speed and then pulls off the track to let the powerful sprinters battle for the next...
Via Cycling News
August 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Jason Kenny wins sixth gold after exciting finish to keirin

Jason Kenny fought his way to the front of the pack and won a thrilling finish to the men's keirin event. Matthijs Buchli took home the silver, while Azizulhasni Awang rounded out the podium with a third place finish.
Via CSN Chicago
August 16, 2016

Great Britain’s Jason Kenny wins men’s keirin, his third gold in Rio

The mens keirin was restarted twice due to infringement on the derny, but on the third try, Great Britain's Jason Kenny won the men's keirin for his third gold medal of the Rio Games. He won the team sprint on Thursday and the individual sprint on Sunday. Matthijs Bchli of the Netherlands took home the silver medal. Bchli won the bronze in keirin at the 2013 UCI Track World Championships...
Via CSN Chicago
August 16, 2016

Jason Kenny races past Callum Skinner for men's sprint gold

Great Britain's Jason Kenny races past teammate Callum Skinner for men's individual sprint gold.
Via CSN Chicago
August 14, 2016

Jason Kenny beats fellow Briton Callum Skinner for men’s sprint gold

Great Britains Jason Kenny beat his fellow countryman, and roommate in Rio, Callum Skinner in the mens individual sprint to take home the gold. Kenny is the sprint world champion and won the gold in London at the same event. Kenny and Skinner, with teammate Philip Hindes, both won gold for the team sprint gold Thursday. Russias Denis Dmitriev beat Australias Matthew Glaetzer in the...
Via CSN Chicago
August 14, 2016

Olympic Games: Kenny and Skinner to fight for sprint gold

Great Britain are guaranteed another gold and silver medal in the Olympic velodrome on Sunday after both Jason Kenny and Callum Skinner reached the final of the men’s sprint in Rio. Great Britain won gold in the women’s team pursuit and a silver in the women’s keirin on Saturday after Kenny and Skinner were part of the gold-medal-winning team sprint trio on Friday and Bradley...
Via Cycling News
August 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Cycling individual sprint preview - Team GB's Jason Kenny looks to defend his title

Mens odds: Jason Kenny (GBR) - 9/5 Matthew Glaetzer (AUS) - 27/10 Gregory Bauge (FRA) - 19/4 Denis Dmitriev (RUS) - 21/4 Jeffrey Hoogland (NED) - 19/2 Franois Pervis (FRA) - 13/1 Damian Zielinski (POL) - 14/1 Callum Skinner (GBR) - 28/1 Max Niederlag (GER) - 33/1 Theo Bos (NED) - 28/1 Sam Webster (NZL) - 33/1 Edward Dawkins (NZL) - 40/1 Patrick Constable (AUS) - 50/1 Fabin Puerta...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Jason Kenny back to his best to win sprint gold

Jason Kenny put aside pre-event concerns over his form to win the world title in the sprint event at the UCI Track World Championships in London. The British sprinter fought back to beat Australia's Matthew Glaetzer 2-1 in the final to win his first world title since 2013 and after the race the 2012 double Olympic champion stated that he was close to his best ever form. “This...
Via Cycling News
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Kenny wins sprint title in decider, Gaviria defends omnium

LONDON (AP) Jason Kenny won the men's sprint title edging Matthew Glaetzer in a best-of-three series at the track cycling world championships on Saturday. Glaetzer had won the first of the sprints by centimeters but the British rider forced a deciding race which he won by overhauling the Australian on the back straight. Fernando Gaviria made a successful defense of his omnium...
Via Associated Press
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

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