Sir Chris Hoy has 10th world title in his sights

Chris Hoy Champion of the world

After missing last year's World Championships in Poland because of injury, Sir Chris Hoy returns in Copenhagen knowing he could become the first British rider to win 10 rainbow jerseys on the track.

For Hoy it means racing at the Ballerup velodrome for the first time since he crashed out of the Keirin during a World Cup there in February 2009. The hip injury he sustained forced him to miss the Worlds in Pruszkow.

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Sports journalist Lionel Birnie has written professionally for Sunday Times, Procycling and of course Cycling Weekly. He is also an author, publisher, and co-founder of The Cycling Podcast. His first experience covering the Tour de France came in 1999, and he has presented The Cycling Podcast with Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe since 2013. He founded Peloton Publishing in 2010 and has ghostwritten and published the autobiography of Sean Kelly, as well as a number of other sports icons.