Bradley Wiggins

Wiggins' woes boost Froome's Tour de France hopes

Bradley Wiggins. Photo: AP

The health problems that will keep defending champion Bradley Wiggins out of this year's Tour de France could be good news for fellow Team Sky rider Chris Froome who finished second in the race last year.

Sunday, 2 June, 2013, 4:58am

Bradley Wiggins targets Giro ahead of Tour de France defence

Bradley Wiggins. Photo: AFP

Wiggins gave a preview of how he sees his year panning out for Team Sky after filling a lowly 74th in the Tour of Oman on Saturday behind teammate and winner Chris Froome.

18 Feb 2013 - 3:15am

Sports Digest, January 23, 2013

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Hanover 96 were left feeling short-changed with new signing Franca as the Brazilian does not quite measure up to the towering midfielder the Bundesliga soccer club had expected.

23 Jan 2013 - 4:39am

Paul Weller honour tops knighthood for Wiggins

Bradley Wiggins has received a knighthood. Photo: AFP

British cycling star Bradley Wiggins admits receiving a knighthood in the New Year Honours capped a glorious year, but not even that honour could compare to being on stage with his pop star hero Paul Weller.

Wiggins became the first Briton to win the Tour de France earlier this year and then earned his fourth Olympic gold medal a few weeks later.

30 Dec 2012 - 4:58am

Short Sport, December 14. 2012

Bradley Wiggins says he might change his mind. Photo: AFP

Wiggins has rethink on missing Tour de France

14 Dec 2012 - 2:10am

Sport Digest, November 9, 2012

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Michalak makes France team to meet Australia

9 Nov 2012 - 2:40am

Wiggins hospitalised after colliding with car

Bradley Wiggins. Photo: AP

Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins was recovering in hospital on Wednesday after being hit by a car while riding his bike in northern England.

Team Sky said Wiggins will be kept in the hospital overnight for observation, but that “the injuries he sustained are not thought to be serious and he is expected to make a full and speedy recovery.”

8 Nov 2012 - 8:59am

Cycling battles to repair doping damage

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As doping-disgraced Lance Armstrong cycles into the sunset of sporting infamy, Britain's Bradley Wiggins and a new generation of riders must try to make people care about a tainted sport.

25 Oct 2012 - 2:35am

Cavendish has to leave Team Sky for sake of his career, says Wiggins

Bradley Wiggins believes teammate Mark Cavendish has to leave Team Sky to advance his career, the Tour de France winner and Olympic time trial champion said.

"On a personal level I have enjoyed riding with him, but I understand why he would probably have to leave," Wiggins said.

21 Aug 2012 - 1:52am

Alarm bells ring for British cycling team

The last time thousands of Britons lined The Mall, it was to honour the queen, who was celebrating her diamond jubilee. This time there was no party, with the air filled with disappointment after Mark Cavendish failed to give the hosts the expected gold medal in the men's road race.

30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Wiggins' exploits a breath of fresh air

Never mind the Olympics. All of Britain is already celebrating a historic sporting moment thanks to the exploits of the sideburned Bradley Wiggins.

24 Jul 2012 - 12:00am