Team Sky acknowledge 'mistakes' over mystery medical package

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Team Sky acknowledged Tuesday that ''mistakes were made'' around the delivery of a mystery medical package to Bradley Wiggins which is the center of a British anti-doping inquiry. However, team principal Dave Brailsford said ''there�is�a�fundamental difference�between�process�failures�and�wrongdoing,'' and Team Sky chairman Graham McWilliam...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Wiggins' doctor provided Team Sky staff with triamcinolone

Bradley Wiggins’ former doctor provided British Cycling and Team Sky staff with corticosteroids medication at the organisation’s base in Manchester. Dr Richard Freeman, who is at the centre of the UK-Anti-Doping (UKAD) investigation into a potential drug violation, ordered large quantities of triamcinolone - the substance Bradley Wiggins was legally given in the build-up to...
Via Cycling News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Wiggins' former doctor remains sceptical over Fluimucil story

One of Bradley Wiggins’ former team doctors has told Cyclingnews that he is sceptical over Team Sky’s and British Cycling’s assertion that a medical package transported to the Dauphine in 2011 and administered to Bradley Wiggins at the race contained the legal decongestant Fluimucil. Both British Cycling and Team Sky have appeared in front of the Department of Culture Media...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Wiggins angered by questions about medical package

LONDON (AP) With investigations escalating into a mystery medical package dispatched to a race six years ago to treat Bradley Wiggins, the British cycling great's anger boiled over on Thursday. Not over the revelation that Team Sky didn't retain adequate records of his medication. Nor by the discovery that British Cycling didn't track the movement of medical supplies. What incensed...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

British Cycling admits failures in Wiggins medical delivery

After taking harsh criticism from Parliament's Department of Culture Media and Sports (DCMS) over its failures to adequately document what medicine was delivered from its headquarters in Manchester to Bradley Wiggins at the Criterium du Dauphine in 2011, British Cycling has promised to bolster its medical records keeping practices. The federation could not back up Team Sky's David...
Via Cycling News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Wiggins doctor pulls out of anti-doping select hearing due to illness

The latest and potentially conclusive meeting of the Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) anti-doping select committee takes place on Wednesday afternoon at the Palace of Westminster when the details of the UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) investigation into Team Sky are expected to be revealed. Appearing at the meeting will be Nicole Sapstead, Chief Executive of UKAD, and former British...
Via Cycling News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Tour de France champ Wiggins retires from cycling

LONDON (AP) Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from cycling, ending a career in which he won a British-record eight Olympic medals and the Tour de France. The 36-year-old Wiggins made the announcement on Wednesday in a statement on his Facebook and Instagram pages. Wiggins says ''2016 is the end of the road for this chapter, onwards and upwards,'' adding that he fulfilled...
Via Associated Press
December 28, 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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