Viviani, Keisse, Doull, Storey star in opening round of Revolution Champions League

Olympic champions Elia Viviani and Owain Doull, Six Day veteran Iljo Keisse, and multiple Paralympic champion Sarah Storey will be among the names lining up at the inaugural Revolution Champions League in Manchester. The series was meant to get underway last week but planning issues forced the organisers to cancel the opening round in Paris. Omnium champion Viviani and Keisse recently...
Via Cycling News
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Elissonde: I'd be surprised if Team Sky played with the rules

New Team Sky signing Kenny Elissonde has said that he still doesn’t know his race schedule for 2017 as the team’s preparations for the coming season were delayed as it sought to manage its response to the Bradley Wiggins TUE affair. In September, the Fancy Bears cyber-hacking group revealed that Wiggins had received therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) for the powerful corticosteroid...
Via Cycling News
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Team WIGGINS adds French pursuiter Ermenault to 2017 roster

Bradley Wiggins has confirmed that talented young French pursuit rider Corentin Ermenault will ride for his eponymous Team WIGGINS squad in 2017. The 20 year-old is the son of Philippe Ermenault, who won a gold medal in the team pursuit at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. The younger Ermenault recently won the European individual pursuit title, beating world champion Filippo Ganna...
Via Cycling News
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Bradley Wiggins hints that he might extend his career

Bradley Wiggins hinted on Sunday that he might extend his cycling career after winning what was expected to be his final professional race. Wiggins, the most decorated Olympian in British history, won the Ghent Six Days event in Belgium with Mark Cavendish on the boards of the `t Kuipke velodrome where, as a child, he had watched his father compete. After his victory, the 2012...
Via Associated Press
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Wiggins calls retirement into question after Gent Six Day win

Sir Bradley Wiggins finished what was purported to be his final race, attacking with partner Mark Cavendish to lap the field on the final Madison of the Gent Six Day in Belgium to take out the overall victory. But the world champion raised questions as to whether or not this would be his final race behind speculation that more Six Day races were in his future. "This will be the...
Via Cycling News
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Wiggins says he did not seek 'unfair advantage'

LONDON (AP) Former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins said he needed permission to use a banned substance to treat his asthma to ensure he was ''back on a level playing field.'' The British rider's confidential medical information featured in one of the leaks resulting from an alleged Russian-led cyberattack on the World Anti-Doping Agency database. The eight-time Olympic...
Via Associated Press
September 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Wiggins returns for Britain at track cycling worlds

Four-time Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins will race at his first Track Cycling World Championships since 2008 when the worlds start Wednesday in London. Wiggins is one of the standout names competing at the five-day event at Lee Valley VeloPark, which hosted the 2012 Olympic cycling program. The men will compete in 10 events with the women riding in nine - the Madison being the...
Via Associated Press
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympic gold medalist Wiggins left 'shaking' after being knighted

British cyclist Bradley Wiggins has been knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace that left last year's Tour de France and Olympic champion "shaking" and "uncomfortable." Wiggins was honored for services to cycling after winning seven Olympic medals and becoming the first Briton to win the Tour -- the sport's biggest event. The 33-year-old Wiggins says...
Via Associated Press
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

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