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Cyclist Hoy retires after winning 6 Olympic golds

Updated: April 18, 2013, 9:14 AM ET
Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England -- Six-time gold medalist Chris Hoy retired from cycling Thursday, saying he had expended "every last ounce of effort and energy" in becoming Britain's most decorated Olympian and spearheading the country's rise to the top of the sport.

Hoy decided to quit now rather than compete in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in his native Scotland, where the track cycling will be held in Glasgow's Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome.

"I feel I like have got every last ounce of effort and ...

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