Cycling: Top GB riders line up for cup

A full-strength Great Britain squad, featuring five Olympic champions, has been selected for the 16-19 February Track World Cup in London. Sir Chris Hoy, Victoria Pendleton, Jason Kenny, Ed Clancy and Geraint Thomas will lead the 16-rider team.

The British Cycling performance director, Dave Brailsford, said yesterday: "The World Cup in London has added significance, given that it is the first major event to be held at the Olympic venue."