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18.59 – Pendleton makes it 7!
Pendleton takes her third world title and Britain’s seventh gold of these championships!

18.57 – women’s keirin under way!

18.56: – High tension in women’s keirin
First the reigning cahmpion is DQ’d for bumping Anna Blyth, then the derny breaks down!

17.28 – Bos takes first round of battle for gold
Favourite Theo Bos of Holland just manages to outgun Frenchman Gregory Bauge in their duel for gold in the men’s sprint. But it was very close.

17.24 – Bourgain beats MacLean in round one of battle for bronze
Craig MacLean has lost the first round of his battle for bronze in the men’s sprint. The next round for the Scot is at 1820. MacLean was given a warning by the jury for an irregular sprint against Frenchman Michael Bourgain.

17.19 – Pendleton blasts through as well
After leading the pack for over a lap, Pendleton easily classifies for the women’s keirin final as well.

17.16 – Blythe through to the keirin final
Anna Meares of Australia, Christin Muche (Germany) and Anna Blythe (Great Britain) are all through the second round of the women’s keirin and go through to the final.

17.05 – Netherlands crash out as Switzerland win
Franco Marvulli wins the last sprint to take the Madison back to Switzerland. Bad luck for the Dutch as they crash out of the final sprint with two laps to go. They get the silver medal, the bronze goes to the Czech Republic.

16.53 – Switzerland now leading
The swiss pair of Bruno Rissi and Franco Marvulli, two experienced six day riders, are now leading. The Crowd are going crazy as the Spanish attack, but the field aren’t letting Llaneras get away after his ride in the points race yesterday. Hayles looks like he’s struggling to hold on when the pace goes up.

16.46 – Not looking good for Wiggins and Hayles
Looks like Rob Hayles is really struggling. Wiggins has been chasing to get back on to the back of the bunch while other riders are lapping the field.

16.41 – Brit duo leaving it late
Rob Hayles and Bradley Wiggins look like they’re either saving their energy or struggling. There’s 82 laps left to go and they’re two laps down on the Dutch who are leading

1631 – Madison underway
With around 110 laps to go, Germany, the Ukraine, the Czech Republic and Argentina are all a lap up on the rest of the field and leading in that order.

1600 – Hoy gets gold!
Chris Hoy takes his second World Championships gold in Palma and fourth kilometre title with a time of 1-00.999 minutes. Staff takes bronze. It’s Britain’s sixth gold from the World Championships.

1556 – Pervis takes best time
2006 World’s bronze medallist Francois Pervis has just clocked a time of 1-01.838. Only Hoy left to go now.

1554:-Staff guaranteed a medal
With just two riders left to go and Staff still on top of the provisional classification, he’s now sure of a medal – Britain’s nineth of the World Championships.

1530:-Staff still on top
Jamie Staff’s time is still standing at the top of the provisional classification after more than half the field have taken part. As reigning World Champion, his team-mate Chris Hoy will be off last.

1505:-Staff gets best time
Second rider off this afternoon, Staff has clocked a provisional best of 1-02:074 minutes.

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