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Cycling champ Meares breaks own world record

Updated: November 18, 2006, 1:51 PM ET
Associated Press

SYDNEY, Australia -- Olympic cycling champion Anna Meares of Australia broke her world record in the 500-meter time trial Saturday, slicing 0.008 seconds off the mark from her gold-medal ride at the Athens Games.

Meares also teamed with sister Kerri to win the team sprint event over the German pair of Jane Gerisch and Dana Gloss in World Cup track cycling. Australia's Katie Mactier won the individual pursuit over Britain's Wendy Houvenhagel.

Anna Meares, who has recovered ...

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