There's an article about Victoria Pendleton (MBE!) in today's Sunday Mail. In it she points out that she is limited in the number of events she can compete in because of her gender.
While Hoy, who was knighted in the New Year Honours, was able to fight for a hat-trick of gold medals, Pendleton was restricted to just one race because the Olympics limit the number of women's cycling events.
The whole article is linked below.