Holmfirth's Ed Clancy and his GB team-mates Geraint Thomas, Steven Burke and Peter Kennaugh have won a gold medal in the men's team pursuit finals in a new world record time of 3:51.659.
The British quartet, who won Track Cycling World Championships gold in Melbourne in April, now have successfully defended the title won by Clancy, Thomas, Bradley Wiggins and Paul Manning in Beijing. Clancy's focus will now turn to the six-discipline omnium, which is set to begin tomorrow.
BREAKING: Councillors reject Tesco plans for Holmfirth
Kirklees councillors vote unanimously to reject controversial plans submitted by supermarket giants Tesco for a superstore on the edge of Holmfirth , made famous in the TV series Last of the Summer Wine.
Tesco is planning to build a supermarket in the outskirts of Holmfirth, but some of the shops in the town say it will damage them. Kirkless Council are making a decision on it this afternoon. Michael Billington reports.
Kirklees planners are due to decide whether Holmfirth will get a tesco superstore or not. The council's planning committee are visiting the proposed site before making their decision. Local campaigners for and against the scheme will lobby the planners.
Campaigners in favour of a Tesco supermarket in the town greeted planners at the site when they visited this morning.