Bradley Wiggins

Sir Bradley Wiggins' wife Cath calls Chris Froome a 'slithering reptile' after Team Sky rider returns adverse findings

Sir Bradley Wiggins’s wife Cath Wiggins has called Chris Froome a “slithering reptile” and wondered whether her husband might have been “thrown under the bus” by Team Sky to cover for his old team-mate. Froome, the four-time Tour de France winner, was this week revealed to have returned an adverse …

Sport (UK)

Commentary: When the only surprise is that it took so long

Chris Froome’s tightrope walk with Salbutamol could spell his doom.<p>Cycling’s dreaded asterisk might well soon be added next to Froome, cycling’s most …

Cycling

Chris Froome's failed doping test proves we can believe none of what we hear – and even less of what we see

Interesting is it not, that so many asthmatics decide to pursue one of the world’s extreme sports? It is clearly the condition <i>du jour</i> for the stars of Team Sky. First Sir Bradley Wiggins explains his pattern of therapeutic use exemptions on the asthma he’s lived with since he was a teenager, and …

Sport (UK)

Why you should make friends with the indoor rowing machine (just like Bradley Wiggins)

Last Saturday, the world witnessed one of the more peculiar sporting career changes in recent memory. Cyclist Bradley Wiggins, the 2012 winner of the Tour de France, made his debut bow in his new sport of choice – rowing.<p>Wiggins looked almost unrecognisable from his cycling days as he competed in …

Bicycle Racing

The 8 things you might have missed this weekend

Theresa May is disputing Ireland's claim that last week's Brexit deal was binding, Bitcoin has enjoyed a strong debut on the Chicago Board Options Exchange and snow has caused chaos across Britain.<p>Meanwhile, Jose Mourinho was reportedly involved in a bust-up with Man City's 'keeper after losing to …

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Bradley Wiggins makes 'schoolboy error' as rowing debut runs aground

He arrived looking like a particularly hairy version of Bjorn Borg and stalked off under a cloud more befitting of John McEnroe. In between, it was difficult to know what to make of Sir Bradley Wiggins’s first foray into the world of competitive rowing.<p>Wiggins finished 21st in the men’s open two …

Sport (UK)

Bradley Wiggins’ Tokyo 2020 Olympics rowing bid hits rocks on indoor debut

• Sir Bradley Wiggins finished 21st in the 2km event at Indoor Championships • The ex-cyclist finished more than 22 seconds over the six minute benchmark<p>Sir Bradley Wiggins was left disappointed as the five-time Olympic cycling champion returned to competition as a novice rower on Saturday.<p>The …

Sport (UK)

Wiggins' rowing debut ends in disappointment

LONDON (Reuters) - Retired former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins was back in a velodrome but not on two wheels as his competitive rowing debut ended in disappointment on Saturday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Sky Procycling rider and leader's yellow jersey Bradley Wiggins of Britain celebrates with a …

Sport (UK)

Bradley Wiggins misses his target time on indoor rowing debut – video

Bradley Wiggins made his rowing debut competing in the Open Men 2km at the British Indoor Championships on Saturday. The former cyclist came 21st in the event and well over his six minute and five second target<p>Bradley Wiggins’ Olympic rowing bid hits rocks on indoor debut

Bicycle Racing

Wiggins swaps bike for rowing machine at British championships

LONDON (AFP) — Five-time Olympic cycling champion Bradley Wiggins is set to return to competitive action in London on Saturday — on a rowing …

Bicycle Racing

Summit Finish: The Tour de Yorkshire's Cow and Calf - Journal

<b>I was too young to remember anything about the first occasions I saw the Cow and Calf, and undoubtedly far more interested in splashing around in the</b> …

Cycling

‘The reputations of Team Sky and Bradley Wiggins should be reinstated’ after Jiffy bag investigation, says Cookson

<b>Former UCI president says end of UKAD investigation is the "end of the story"</b><p>Team Sky, Bradley Wiggins, and the whole sport of cycling should have …

Cycling

RCUK's Christmas Gift Guide 2017: 12 of the best cycling books of the year

Featuring rare photography of Simpson and previously untold stories from Simpson’s nearest and dearest, this is more than just your regurgitated tale …

Cycling

Froome's path to the Giro d'Italia set to include Tirreno-Adriatico and Tour of the Alps

Chris Froome is shaking things up in 2018 with an audacious attempt at the Giro d'Italia - Tour de France double, and that also means a shake-up to …

Giro d'Italia

Judge sets limits on key testimony in Armstrong lawsuit

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) A federal judge has set some limits on key evidence and testimony in Lance Armstrong’s upcoming $100 million civil trial, …

Cycling

Chris Froome to ride Giro d’Italia in attempt at Grand Tour clean sweep

• ‘This year gives me confidence I can target both Giro and Tour de France’ • Giro comes before Froome will attempt to secure a fifth Tour title<p>In a brief video message at the launch of the Giro d’Italia on Wednesday, Chris Froome confirmed he will bid for a grand slam of major Tour victories by …

Sport (UK)

Rowing: Wiggins could make Olympic eight, says Hunter

LONDON (Reuters) - Former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins could fulfill his aim of becoming an Olympic rower after swapping a bike for a boat, according to Beijing gold medalist Mark Hunter.<p>Wiggins, Britain's first Tour de France winner in 2012 who also won five Olympic cycling golds, has …

Olympics

Who's favourite for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017?

Who’s favourite for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017?<p>The 12-person shortlist has been revealed – sports writer Simon Barnes assesses their …

Mo Farah

Chris Froome nominated for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017

<b>2017 Tour de France and Vuelta a España winner Chris Froome makes the shortlist for the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year</b><p>Chris Froome has been …

Cycling

How time and space can improve your mental health

Looking for the meaning of life? Take a trip through time and space to improve your mental health and find a new you…<p>I just need to ask you a couple …

Tour de France

Use of TUEs negate an intrinsic part of sport – the overcoming of exhaustion

Eradicating exemptions seems fairer than allowing athletes to use artificial means of lifting themselves back up to their natural level of performance<p>In more optimistic times, the news that Dr Michele Ferrari’s appeal against a doping conviction was turned down by an Italian court this week would …

Sport (UK)

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday bike deals

This time of year is ideal for buying a new bike, as brands bring out new models and retailers look to shift their older stock by dropping prices. Throw Black Friday into the mix and you've got even better offers on the table.<p>From high-end road bikes to hybrids, children's bikes to simply updating …

Sport (UK)

The story behind the story: The journalist who exposed Team Sky

Usually the “Story behind the story” series on CyclingTips is about articles that we ourselves worked upon. In this case, we are looking at the …

Cycling

New details emerge about testosterone patches sent to Team Sky and British Cycling

A medical supplier that allegedly sent a batch of testosterone patches to British Cycling and Team Sky has refused to cooperate with a UK Anti-Doping …

Cycling

Rowing chief defends Sir Bradley Wiggins' right to compete in British Championships

British Rowing chief executive Andy Parkinson says Sir Bradley Wiggins’s involvement in next month’s British Indoor Rowing Championships is a good story which will help to drive interest in the sport, and that he has no qualms about Wiggins taking part.<p>Wiggins, the five-time Olympic gold medallist …

Sport (UK)

Cycling gold medalist: Wiggins' use of TUEs unethical

LONDON (AFP) — The admission by former Great Britain and Team Sky coach Shane Sutton of the exploitation of therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) have …

Bicycle Racing

Chain Smokin'

Educated (and motivated) consumers have, for many years, developed their own special race-day chain coatings – special processes to strip …

Triathlons

Medical company which sent testosterone to Team Sky/British Cycling refuses cooperation

One week after UK Anti Doping shelved its investigation into the mystery package delivered to Bradley Wiggins in June 2011, Team Sky and British …

Cycling

Testosterone supplier refuses cooperation; Zwift team contract: Daily News Digest

One week after UK Anti Doping shelved its investigation into the mystery package delivered to Bradley Wiggins in June 2011, Team Sky and British …

Cycling

Is Wiggins exonerated? Not exactly

What was in the jiffy bag? It’s a controversy that dates back to 2011, when a mysterious medical package was flown from Manchester to the French Alps …

Cycling