Latest results and news – plus what the athletes are saying at London 2012.
• Men’s cycling pursuit team beat Australia to claim gold and a new world record
• Sprint finishes clinches gold medal for Victoria Pendleton in the keirin cyling race
• Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins take gold in the double sculls
• Heptathlete Jessica Ennis breaks world heptathlon 100m hurdles record in first event
• Yamile Aldama achieves automatic qualification for Sunday’s triple jump final
• In swimming, Team GB’s Fran Halsall wins 50m freestyle heat
• Bronze medals for Team GB in men’s rowing pairs and in men’s single sculls
• Ennis jumps 1.86 on her third attempt at the high jump.
• Karina Bryant wins Team GB bronze in judo
• Women’s GB cycling team break world record in team pursuit
PENDLETON WINS GOLD
Victoria Pendleton cast aside yesterday’s relegation disappointment to storm to victory in the 8-lap keirin race. Her astonishing sprint finish left Chinese rider Guo Shuang in second place while Lee Wai Sze of Hong Kong took bronze.
GOLD MEDAL MEN BREAK WORLD RECORD
In the final, the men’s cycling team pursuit dominated their Australian rivals to secure gold in a world record breaking time of 3 minutes 51.659 seconds, beating the record they had set the day before.
WOMEN’S CYCLING TEAM BREAK WORLD RECORD
At the velodrome the women’s team record a time of 3 minutes 15.669 seconds, breaking the world record for the team pursuit as they qualify for the next round.
PENDLETON THROUGH TO SEMI-FINAL
After yesterday’s disappointment in the velodrome, cyclist Victoria Pendleton makes it through cleanly to the semi-final, beating her arch rival Australian Anna Meares who qualified just behind her.
BRONZE FOR GB IN JUDO
After waiting 12 years for a judo medal, Team GB notches up two in 24 hours as veteran judoka Karina Bryant wins a bronze in the over 78kg category, adding to yesterday’s silver for Gemma Gibbons. Earlier this morning Saudi Arabia’s first female athlete, Wojdan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shahrkhani, made a brief appearance, losing to her Puerto Rican opponent in an encounter lasting just 82 seconds.
BRONZE MEDAL IN MEN’S SINGLE SCULLS
Northern Irish rower Alan Campbell wins bronze in the single sculls. After the race the exhausted Campbell thanked the crowd for their support during the race. Campbell, the country’s leader single sculler, overcame serious injury problems to compete in Beijing four years ago, coming fifth in the final there.
GOLD MEDAL FOR GB IN WOMENS DOUBLE SCULLS
Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins beat Australia to take the gold medal in the double sculls. Poland took the bronze. Katherine Grainger, the country’s most successful female rower had prevously won three consecutive silver medals.
IOC say they will not disqualify Philip Hindes after he admitted deliberately crashing in the cycling team sprint yesterday afternoon.
Hindes made the comments after Team GB had won their fifth gold in the Olympic Park velodrome. British Cycling subsequently suggested that the words of Hindes – who is German-born – had been lost in translation.
ENNIS BREAKS HURDLE RECORD
British athletics’ “golden girl” Jessica Ennis ran in the fifth heat of the 100m hurdles on the first day of the heptathlon. Her time was 0.08 of a second faster than the previous world record, 12.62 seconds, giving her the best possible start to her campaign. Her time of 12.54 seconds would have won gold in Beijing.