"I know Wiggins never doped," says former teammate

Bryan Steel, a former teammate of Bradley Wiggins, has said that he knows the 2012 Tour de France champion has 'never doped'. Steel, who won bronze and silver in the team pursuit at the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games with Wiggins, defended his use of therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs). Wiggins and his former team boss Dave Brailsford have been under scrutiny since the rider’s TUE...
Via Cycling News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wiggins and team sign three-year advertising deal with Skoda

Bradley Wiggins and Team Wiggins have signed a three-year deal with Skoda to promote the car firm’s new UK brand campaign, according to a report on RoadCyclingUK and an update on the team's Twitter account. The announcement comes as Wiggins revealed that he is leaving XIX Management owned by Simon Fuller to join the M&C Saatchi Merlin agency that has worked with British...
Via Cycling News
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins switches management agency following TUE fall out

Bradley Wiggins has joined a new management agency as he begins his post-racing career and takes part in the celebrity television show The Jump on British television. The programme features a number of celebrities and former athletes competing in a range of winter sports including skeleton, bobsleigh, and giant slalom. Wiggins is leaving XIX Management owned by Simon Fuller to join...
Via Cycling News
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins bids adieu to professional cycling

Bradley Wiggins said his goodbyes to professional cycling in a post today on the Facebook page of his Continental squad, Team WIGGINS. The 36-year-old winner of the 2012 Tour de France leaves the sport as Great Britain's most highly decorated Olympian, having won five gold medals on the track and road. Wiggins is also an eight-time world champion across both disciplines. "I have...
Via Cycling News
26 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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins announces his retirement from professional cycling

LONDON (AP) Former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins announces his retirement from professional cycling.
Via Associated Press
26 days ago  |  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

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

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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