Mark Colbourne has scooped gold in the 3km pursuit, setting another Paralympic record at the same time.
Welsh cyclist Mark Colbourne and swimmer Nyree Kindred have both taken silver on the opening day of the Paralympic Games.
Cyclist Mark Colbourne is among the Welsh athletes aiming high on the opening day of the London 2012 Paralympics.
Welsh cyclist Becky James has won a gold medal in the women's sprint at the Track Cycling World Championships.
The 21-year-old from Abergavenny held off rival Kristina Vogel to take victory in the decisive race in Minsk, Belarus.
There were medals for two Welsh cyclists this evening at the UCI Track World Championships in Minsk.
Abergavenny's Becky James and track partner Vicky Williamson won women's team sprint bronze after being edged out of the gold medal race by Germany and Japan.
Newport rider Sam Harrison had to settle for silver in the men's 1km team pursuit after he and team mates, Ed Clancy, Steven Burke and Andy Tennant failed to defend the world title against Australia. The quartet qualified second fastest, but trailed Australia through the 16-lap final.
Becky James will ride for a bronze medal in the women's team sprint at the Track Cycling World Championships tonight.
The Abergavenny 21-year-old finished off a strong opening lap by partner Victoria Williamson, but their team was not enough to qualify for the gold medal race.
Newport rider Sam Harrison will have a chance to win gold tonight, though, in the men's team pursuit final.
The 20-year-old was part of the quartet which qualified for the medal races second fastest, behind Australia.
Plans for new legislation have been launched to encourage safer walking and cycling across Wales.
"The Active Travel Bill" is aimed at improving conditions for those who leave their cars at home.
It comes as the authorities continue their efforts to tackle obesity and get us to do more exercise, as Richard Morgan reports.
A Welsh Government bill aimed at making walking and cycling in Wales safer is being launched today.
It puts a duty on local authorities to improve conditions for cyclists and pedestrians.
Our Correspondent Richard Morgan has been to a school in Ely to speak to some of those who helped launch the bill.
School children from Millbank Primary School in Ely have helped to launch a new law that aims to make walking and cycling in Wales safer.
The Active Travel Bill puts a duty on local authorities to improve conditions for cyclists and pedestrians.
A charity that promotes walking, cycling and public transport says the new Active Travel Bill has the potential to be the "most effective public health initiative since the smoking ban."
Sustrans Cymru first suggested the new law in a petition to the Assembly six years ago.
It says that the networks of new routes created by the Bill will play a major role in persuading people out of their cars for shorter journeys but what is also needed are programs that will help people to take advantage of the routes.
– Lee Waters, National Director of Sustrans Cymru
The evidence shows that the easiest way for most people to get more exercise is to build it into their daily routine, but even though most everyday journeys are short, many of us still choose to take the car; in fact 20% of our car journeys are less than one mile.
The Active Travel Bill aims to get more people walking and cycling for short local trips as part of tackling the obesity epidemic and reducing congestion.
Proposals are being launched today aimed at making walking and cycling "easier and safer".
The Welsh Government's Active Travel Bill will place a legal duty on councils to create a network of routes for walking and cycling, and will require them to continuously improve it.
The government says the plans are being introduced so that more people can experience the health benefits of cycling and walking and greenhouse gas emissions can be reduced.
It says that by encouraging more people to walk and cycle, congestion will be reduced and the number of days lost through sickness will go down.
Abergavenny's Becky James has finished fifth in the keirin final at the Track Cycling World Cup in Glasgow this afternoon. German rider Kristina Vogel won gold.
Becky James' strong form at the Track Cycling World Cup shows no sign of stopping. The 20-year-old from Abergavenny, who won the first gold in Glasgow in the team sprint on Friday night, cruised through the first round of the keirin this morning, and will compete for the medals again this afternoon.
Last night, James won a bronze medal in the individual sprint. She was beaten by fellow Briton Jess Varnish - her partner to win the team sprint on Friday - in the solo semi-final. The Welsh cyclist then proved too strong for Hong Kong's Lee Wai Sze in the bronze ride-off. Varnish won silver.