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Last Updated: Friday August 15 2008 12:18 GMT

Cyclists scoop GB's THIRD gold

Chris Hoy, Jason Kenny and Jamie Staff

The men's sprint team is celebrating its success in Beijing after winning Great Britain's third gold medal.

Jamie Staff, Jason Kenny and Chris Hoy set a world record in the heats, before defeating France in the final with a winning time of 43.128 seconds.

The medal is GB's eighth so far, but there could be loads more to come from the sailors.

Ben Ainslie is guaranteed to get silver, and the Yngling team are set to bag at least a bronze.

Michael Phelps
Michael Phelps won his SIXTH medal!
Meanwhile, in the pool, swimming superstar Michael Phelps is proving unstoppable.

He won his sixth gold medal of the Beijing Games and set another world record in the 200 metres individual medley.

The win means he's now scooped a total of 12 gold medals during his career, and puts him on course to win a record eight in Beijing.

Tyrone Edgar
GB's Tyrone Edgar got the quickest time
On the track, the world's three fastest men cruised into the second round of the 100 metres.

World record-holder Usain Bolt, Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay all made it through.

Good start

But it was Britain's Tyrone Edgar who made the quickest time, running his heat in 10.13 secs.

The 26-year-old said: "I think this is a good start. I'm going to come back and give it large tonight."