Houvenaghel settles for silver

CYCLING: Northern Ireland’s Wendy Houvenaghel last night claimed a silver medal in the women's individual pursuit at the Track Cycling World Championships.

Houvenaghel, also runner-up at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and last year’s World Championships, lost out to USA’s Sarah Hammer in the race for gold.

Sir Chris Hoy must wait for his 10th world track title as Britain had to settle for a bronze in the men’s team sprint