MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British cyclist Jason Kenny, the country’s most decorated Olympian, has retired from racing and taken up a role as sprint coach for Britain’s team.
Kenny won seven gold medals — and nine medals in total — across four Olympic Games.
LONDON (AP) — U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu was honored by Queen Elizabeth II in the British monarch's annual New Year's list on Friday following the teenager's breakthrough performance at Flushing Meadows.
IZU, Japan (AP) — Jason Kenny won a record-setting gold medal for Britain on the final day of track cycling at the Tokyo Olympics.
Jennifer Valente and Kelsey Mitchell each scored gold every bit as special for their countries.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: Britain won six gold medals and 12 overall at the 2016 Games, thanks mostly to its dominance in the velodrome. Jason Kenny won gold in the sprint, keirin and as part of their three-man sprint squad, and Laura Trott won gold in the omnium and as part of their four-woman pursuit team.