British MPs To Question Brailsford Over Sky Doping

London, Nov 9, 2016 (AFP) - Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford will appear before British politicians as part of an inquiry into anti-doping practices in cycling, it was revealed on Wednesday. The Culture, Media and Sport select committee is looking into how British cycling has handled anti-doping issues and the use of therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs). Brailsford is likely to be asked … [Read more...]

Bradley Wiggins Demolishes Hour Record Despite Conditions

By Ian Whittell London, June 7, 2015 (AFP) - Bradley Wiggins, the first British cyclist to win the Tour de France, has added the UCI (International Cycling Union) Hour Record to his impressive list of achievements after he defied unfavourable conditions to cover 54.526 kilometres in London on Sunday The 35-year-old Wiggins, who lifted his bike above his head in an act … [Read more...]

Bradley Wiggins Looks Forward To Life After The Road

By Elodie SOINARD Al Wakra Corniche, Qatar, Feb 9, 2015 (AFP) - Former Tour de France winner and world time-trial champion Bradley Wiggins is enjoying his final days as a road racer, as the ongoing Tour of Qatar, serves as a warmup for a final crack at the Paris-Roubaix. The cycling icon, who became the first British rider to win the Tour … [Read more...]

Bradley Wiggins To Launch New Professional Cycling Team

London, Jan 8, 2015 (AFP) - British cycling great Bradley Wiggins is to set up a new professional cycling team in his name this year as he gears up for the team pursuit at the 2016 Olympic Games. Wiggins is keen to give something back to the sport and wants to use his success to encourage a healthy cycling culture within the country. "Cycling has given me everything," he said in a … [Read more...]