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...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Bradley Wiggins signs with Simon Fuller's agency

Bradley Wiggins, the 2012 Tour de France champion, is looking to capitalize on his global profile by joining the management company run by ''American Idol'' creator Simon Fuller. Wiggins has signed a partnership with Fuller's XIX Entertainment. He says he is looking for Fuller to ''create new possibilities'' for him, adding there's '&...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Wiggins to warm up for worlds at Tour of Britain

Bradley Wiggins will lead Team Sky at the upcoming Tour of Britain in preparation for this month's Road World Championships in Florence, Italy. Wiggins was unable to defend his 2012 Tour de France title because of injury but returned to action at the Tour of Poland at the start of August. The 33-year-old cyclist says he is ''feeling really good'' and the world...
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September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Wiggins won't race in Tour de France

Team Sky says defending champion Bradley Wiggins will not race in this year's Tour de France because of a knee problem. The British rider withdrew before the 13th stage of the Giro d'Italia two weeks ago because of a chest infection. Team principal Dave Brailsford says ''with illness, injury and treatment Brad has gone past the point where he can be ready for the...
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May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Wiggins and Hesjedal withdraw from Giro

Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins and defending champion Ryder Hesjedal have both withdrawn from the Giro d'Italia before the start of Friday's 13th stage. Team Sky says Wiggins made his decision on the advice of the team physician because of ''a worsening chest infection.'' Sky general manager Dave Brailsford says ''he wanted to continue but...
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May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Bradley Wiggins Getting “Blind Drunk”

Here is Great Britain’s cyclist Bradley Wiggins getting drunk after winning his 7th Olympic medal. After winning gold in in road time trial, he posted this picture on twitter with the quote; “Well what a day, blind drunk at the minute and overwhelmed with all the messages.” picture and quote via Bradley Wiggins twitter
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August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Wiggins paints London gold after win

Bradley Wiggins promised to forgo the traditional flute of champagne when he won the Tour de France. The British cyclist made up for it after winning an Olympic gold medal with a booze binge. Wiggins celebrated with a full hedonistic sprint Wednesday night, giving his adoring public a running commentary as he showed his endurance extended beyond the roads. ''Getting wasted...
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August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Wiggins wins gold in men's time trial

Cyclist Bradley Wiggins won the gold medal in the time trial at the London Games on Wednesday, sealing his place in British Olympic history. The Tour de France champion powered his way to victory on the 44-kilometer course south of London to win his seventh Olympic medal, taking over the British record he shared with rowing great Steve Redgrave. Wiggins covered the course in 50...
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August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

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