Bradley Wiggins

  • I won't be riding the Tour de France this year, says Bradley Wiggins 06-06-2014 05:16 PM

    Bradley Wiggins has ruled himself out of participating in the Tour de France after the 2012 champion hinted that Team Sky are unlikely to select him in their squad, the Briton said on Friday. "Right now, I think I can tell you that I will not ride the Tour de...
  • Bradley Wiggins roars into lead in Safari Park time trial 17-09-2013 09:45 PM

    Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins took the lead in the Tour of Britain after a rain-soaked time trial through Cheshire's Knowsley Safari park on Tuesday. The Team Sky leader finished the 16 kms course in 19.54 minutes with team-mate and fellow-Briton Ian Stannard 32 seconds behind. Wiggins, who lay in 12th...
  • Wiggins almost quit 2012 Tour de France after Froome attack 12-09-2013 04:09 PM

    London: Bradley Wiggins threatened to quit the 2012 Tour de France because of the aggressive riding of team mate Chris Froome, according to Team Sky's former sports director Sean Yates. Froome, who finished second overall to Wiggins before going on to win this year's race, caused a storm when appearing...
  • Chris Froome rides to victory in 100th Tour de France 22-07-2013 01:57 AM

    Paris: Chris Froome won the 100th Tour de France on Sunday, having dominated rivals over three weeks on the road and adroitly dealt with doping suspicions off it. In two years, Britain has now had two different winners: Bradley Wiggins in 2012 and then Froome, a cooler, calmer, more understated...
  • Bradley Wiggins hints his Tour de France days are over 21-06-2013 08:22 PM

    Bradley Wiggins hinted on Friday that he may not ride the Tour de France again after injury and illness left him unable to defend last year's title. "For me it was always about winning the Tour," the Briton told the Guardian website (www.guardian.co.uk). "I've done that. If I'm honest I...
  • Armstrong case sends shockwaves, Britain rules 20-12-2012 12:15 PM

    Paris: The Lance Armstrong scandal left a huge gap in cycling's record books and further tainted the sport in a year when Britain experienced Olympic bliss in the wake of Bradley Wiggins' Tour de France title. Armstrong was banned for life and stripped of his record seven Tour de France...
  • Bradley Wiggins scoops Velo d'Or award 30-10-2012 03:18 PM

    Paris: Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins won the prestigous Velo d'Or award as the best rider of 2012. Briton Wiggins beat Paris-Roubaix and Tour of Flanders winner Tom Boonen and Spain's Joaquim Rodriguez in a poll of cycling journalists set up by French publication, Velo Magazine. In addition to...
  • Tour de France unveils special route for centenary 24-10-2012 04:22 PM

    Paris: While the sports world comes to terms with the Lance Armstrong doping scandal, Tour de France organisers unveiled a mountainous, prestigious route for the 100th edition of the world's greatest cycling race on Wednesday. The 2013 Tour, which will start from Corsica, will take l'Alpe d'Huez's 21 hairpins twice...
  • Mark Cavendish leaves Team Sky 18-10-2012 11:52 PM

    Paris: Spint ace Mark Cavendish is leaving Team Sky in order to fulfil his Tour de France ambitions after spending this year's race serving as a domestique for race winner Bradley Wiggins, the British team said on Thursday. Briton Cavendish, the 2011 world champion who has 23 Tour de France...
  • Wiggins 1st British cyclist to win Tour de France 22-07-2012 10:21 PM

    Paris: Bradley Wiggins became the first British cyclist to win the Tour de France by protecting the yellow jersey during Sunday's final processional ride into Paris. He also helped Sky teammate Mark Cavendish earn his fourth straight sprint victory on the Champs-Elysees. Wiggins secured his win with a dominating performance...
  • Britain's Wiggins close to Tour de France win 22-07-2012 12:05 PM

    Chartres: Bradley Wiggins was 120 km away from becoming the first Briton to win the Tour de France after he outclassed the rest of the bunch in the penultimate stage, a 53.5-km time trial to Chartres on Saturday. Wiggins, who clocked one hour, four minutes and 13 seconds, at 50kph,...