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Hoy wins third gold of Games; Argentina breaks through

Updated: August 19, 2008, 9:27 AM ET
Associated Press

BEIJING -- Britain's Chris Hoy has taken his third gold medal of the Beijing Olympics, beating teammate Jason Kenny in the men's track cycling sprint.

Hoy, the silver medalist from Sydney and reigning world champion, defeated Kenny in two races in the final at the Laoshan Velodrome to complete a perfect week for him. It was the last gold to be decided in the velodrome and left Britain with seven of the 10 gold medals in track cycling.

The silver was Kenny's second medal. He took gold ...

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