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Wiggins, Kittel, Cancellara and Cavendish confirmed for Dubai Tour

Mark Cavendish, Marcel Kittel, Fabian Cancellara and Bradley Wiggins are among the marquee names who have been confirmed for the third edition of the Dubai Tour, which takes place from February 3-6. The race will be Kittel’s first in the colours of his new team, Etixx-QuickStep, and he will be joined in the line-up by his fellow countryman Tony Martin. For the defending champion...
Via Cycling News
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Wiggins nears target weight for Rio Olympics

Bradley Wiggins is well on his way to reaching his target weight for the team pursuit at Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro later this year. In contrast to his time as a general classification contender, Wiggins is working on bulking up for the track and has put on almost 12 kilograms since his last stage race victory, which came at the 2014 Tour of California. Wiggins said in December...
Via Cycling News
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins admits he will probably never attempt the Hour Record again

Bradley Wiggins has revealed he is unlikely to make a second attempt at the Hour Record as the clock ticks down on the final part of his career. Wiggins will be 36 in April and is expected to end his professional career in the next 12 months, targeting the team pursuit at the Rio Olympics in August. He will then say his farewell in track events such as the London Six and the Gent...
Via Cycling News
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Wiggins bulks up for the Olympics but keen to stay a working-class hero

Bradley Wiggins has revealed he is working hard in the gym to complete the transformation of his physique from Tour de France winner back to track pursuiter. While other track riders are competing and chasing qualification points in the World Cup events, Wiggins is spending long hours in the British Cycling gym in the bowels of the Manchester velodrome, working to add extra muscle...
Via Cycling News
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Bradley Wiggins wins world road time trial, Spain

PONFERRADA, Spain (AP) Bradley Wiggins of Britain powered across the finish line 26.23 seconds ahead of his nearest rival to claim his first road cycling world title on Wednesday with a convincing victory in the time-trial event. Wiggins, who won silver in 2011 and 2013, clocked 56 minutes, 25 seconds to take the title off second-place Tony Martin of Germany, who was bidding for...
Via Associated Press
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Wiggins children bullied after Armstrong scandal

Former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins says he had to find a new school for his children after they were ''harassed and bullied'' following the Lance Armstrong doping scandal. Speaking from a training camp in Spain, Wiggins said he moved his two children Ben and Isabella to another school last year because they were repeatedly asked whether their father had used drugs like...
Via Associated Press
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tour de France champion Froome signs new Sky deal

Tour de France winner Chris Froome leads a list of 10 riders who have signed new contracts with Team Sky for 2014. Peter Kennaugh, David Lopez and Ian Stannard, who helped Froome succeed teammate Bradley Wiggins as Britain's second Tour winner, have also extended their contracts. Froome says ''this is the right place for me to continue to grow as a rider.'' The other riders who...
Via Associated Press
December 23, 2013  |  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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