Bradley Wiggins

Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil - Hypocritical English needs to look at their own

If the World Athletics Championships was a movie and its screenwriter had decided to show the hypocrisy of the home crowd by juxtaposing their …

Justin Gatlin

Tweets of the week: Peter Sagan, Elinor Barker, Bradley Wiggins, and more

<b>Tweets of the week: Peter Sagan, Elinor Barker, Bradley Wiggins, and more</b><p>As we all know, cyclists and Twitter is often a fantastic combination, …

Cycling

Rapha rides into new ownership

Two grandsons of Walmart founder Sam Walton have become key investors in cycle clothing maker Rapha, following a deal that values the company at …

Cycling

‘A great collector’s item or daily driver’: your chance to buy Bradley Wiggins’s luxury motorhome

<b>Multiple Olympic champion selling unique camper</b><p>If you want to get your hands on a unique piece of cycling history or just want a camper van …

Bicycle Racing

Vuelta a Espana 2017: Stage 20 visits the infamous Angliru

The Alto de L'Angliru.<p>A name that sends a chill down the spine of even the leanest and meanest of mountain goats. This climb has catapulted riders …

Cycling

The Jump dropped for one year by Channel 4

The perilous reality show finished its fourth season in March, with 34 contestants left injured since it started in 2014.<p>Each season has a different …

UK News

Chris Froome hours from sealing fourth Tour de France title

MONTGERON, France (AP) — Defending champion Chris Froome is just hours from sealing a fourth Tour de France title as he sets off on the final stage of this year's race.<p>Wearing the race leader's bright yellow jersey Sunday, the 32-year-old British rider started from Montgeron in the Essone suburb …

Tour de France

Tour de France 2017: Is Chris Froome Britain's least loved great sportsman?

Bearing in mind that it took 110 years for the first Briton to win a Tour de France, you'd expect the man who then wins four of the next five to be one of the most loved and admired sportsmen of this or any other era.<p>There is no fluking a yellow jersey. Three weeks of physical attrition, of …

Cycling

Cookson: Froome detractors are regrettable

World cycling boss Brian Cookson says it is "regrettable" that anyone would try to talk down Chris Froome's achievements as he stands on the brink of …

News (Ireland)

Pinarello to offer custom 3D printed titanium cockpit as used by Froome

Pinarello has unveiled further details to <i>BikeRadar</i> about the unique cockpits used by Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas during the opening stage of the …

Cycling

Tour de France 2017: Edge-of-seat finishes, battle for yellow jersey and other talking points from Week 2

What a stunning week of racing we have had in week two of this year’s Tour de France. After the controversies and crashes of week one, the six stages …

Cycling

Shades of Wiggins controversy as Landa rides away from Froome at Peyragudes

If the preceding 214 kilometres had been devoid of spectacle and intrigue, the steep final ramp to the finish line in Peyragudes on stage 12 of the …

Cycling

'Nearly half the country believes drug-taking is rife in sport'

Almost half the country believes drug-taking is rife in sport, according to “alarming” new research commissioned by UK Anti-Doping.<p>The chief executive of UKAD, Nicole Sapstead, last night warned the industry was at a “critical” juncture after a survey of 2,000 British adults exposed a crisis of …

Olympics

£60,000 Team Wiggins bikes and kit stolen in Cardiff

<b>Team Wiggins have spoken about the mental challenge of competing in the velothon hours after their back-up bikes were stolen.</b><p>Four specialist bikes and kit worth about £60,000 were stolen from the team's van outside the Premier Inn Hotel in Cardiff.<p>Mechanic Steve Edwards said the riders had to race …

Cycling

The making of a future champion?

British Cycling’s (BC) miserable run of bad press was temporarily halted in February with the announcement that Jason and Laura Kenny were expecting …

Cycling

General public is losing faith in scandal-ridden sports, survey claims

• Results suggest fans in Britain have least confidence in football • And 74% say sports put making money ahead of providing entertainment<p>A string of doping and corruption scandals have left one third of British people with even less confidence in sport than they had a year ago, according to a …

Sports

Our Love Of The Tour De France Shows The UK's Increasing Passion For Pedal Power

The 104th Tour de France kicked off in Düsseldorf this weekend (1 July), and some 200 riders will toil for 3,540km before racing down the Champs-Élysées in Paris on 23 July for the chance of winning the coveted yellow jersey. As a cycling fanatic, I am so excited I'm going to be there.<p>I broke my …

Sport (UK)

Sir Bradley Wiggins: Can five-time Olympic cycling champion make it as a rower?

<b>Sir Bradley Wiggins is a five-time Olympic cycling champion, but will the 37-year-old's plans to swap his racing bike for a rowing boat see him reach a sixth Games?</b><p>The 2012 Tour de France winner retired from cycling in December 2016 and has taken up rowing in the gym to keep fit.<p>He first raised the …

Sport (UK)

Britain's Great 8 - Geraint Thomas joins Tour de France heroes

While some eyes are focussed on Andy Murray's progress at SW19 for the next few weeks, ​there's British sporting excellence ongoing elsewhere.<p>Geraint …

Cycling

Should Sagan transform into Tour contender? No way, says LeMond

LONGWY, France (Reuters) - Peter Sagan has already won two world championships, five Tour de France green jerseys, the Tour of Flanders -- and some have been wondering whether he should one day have a go at the ultimate prize for a cyclist, the Tour's yellow jersey.<p>Three-time champion Greg LeMond, …

Peter Sagan

Cycling Great Bradley Wiggins Announces Plans to Join Rowing Team

Former Tour de France winner and five-time Olympic cycling champion Sir Bradley Wiggins has shifted his sights to rowing, as he will take part in the British Indoor Rowing Championships in December and hopes to compete in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.<p>The 37-year-old, who retired from cycling …

Sport (UK)

Bradley Wiggins reveals desire to compete in rowing at 2020 Olympic Games

<b>The five-time gold medal winner is now being coached for rowing 'seven days a week' since retiring from cycling at the start of the year</b><p>Sir Bradley …

Olympics

Sir Bradley Wiggins: Olympic cycling champion planning rowing career

<b>Five-time Olympic cycling champion Sir Bradley Wiggins is aiming for the Tokyo 2020 Games - as a rower.</b><p>Wiggins, 37, plans to compete at the British Indoor Rowing Championships in London in December, and says his "numbers are quite good".<p>The 2012 Tour de France winner, who retired from cycling in …

Cycling

Geraint Thomas: Bradley Wiggins still has questions to answer

Geraint Thomas has called on Bradley Wiggins to come forward and answer questions relating to the continued pressure surrounding Team Sky.<p>The British …

Cycling

British riders' greatest ever moments in the Tour de France

Cycling

‘Proud’ Brailsford ‘going nowhere’

DUSSELDORF, Germany (AFP) — Sky team principal Dave Brailsford claimed he and his team have maintained their credibility despite a series of scandals …

Tour de France

Froome says was never offered triamcinolone by Team Sky

LONDON (Reuters) - Three-times Tour de France winner Chris Froome has said he was never offered or administered the powerful corticosteroid triamcinolone by Team Sky and was not aware of other riders in the British outfit taking it.<p>His former team mate and fellow Briton Bradley Wiggins, who won the …

Sport (UK)

Chris Froome Insists He Was Never Offered Performance-Enhancing Steroid by Team Sky

"I certainly haven't been offered triamcinolone in the team," Froome told the Guardian on Thursday<p>Chris Froome, now preparing to add another Tour de France title to his collection, has been among those to have spoken out about therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs), which allow athletes to take …

Sport (UK)

Strong and stable? Dave Brailsford's year of saying nothing

Last Friday morning, Dave Brailsford made his by-now annual trip to the <i>Sky Sports News</i> studio in Isleworth to announce Team Sky's Tour de France …

Sport (UK)

Cycling: Fallen Australia plots revival with 'insider' Jones

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's hopes of battling Britain for Olympic cycling supremacy were smashed at the Rio velodrome last year but the nation's new high performance director sees a golden future ahead for the fallen superpower.<p>In Simon Jones, Australia have an insider and an architect of …

Sports