Bradley Wiggins Out Of Sky’s Tour de France Team

by Julian GUYER LONDON, June 27, 2014 (AFP) - Former winner Bradley Wiggins was not included in the Sky team announced Friday for this year's Tour de France. Wiggins, who won the race in 2012 -- the same year he took Olympic time-trial gold -- had long been resigned to being omitted from a team now built around Chris Froome, last year's Tour de France winner. "It was a … [Read more...]

Bradley Wiggins To Race The Commonwealth Games

LONDON, June 11, 2014 (AFP) - Bradley Wiggins has been selected to compete for England at the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow it was announced Wednesday, just days after he effectively ruled himself out of this year's Tour de France. Wiggins, who in 2012 became the first British winner of cycling's most prestigious road race, appeared unhappy that the Sky team appeared to … [Read more...]

I’m In Charge Says David Brailsford

LONDON, June 08, 2014 (AFP) - Team Sky chief David Brailsford on Sunday insisted he has yet to decide on his Tour de France squad despite claims from former champion Bradley Wiggins that he will not be selected. Wiggins won the Tour in 2012 but doesn't expect to ride alongside team-mate and defending champion Chris Froome when the race gets underway in Yorkshire on July 5. The … [Read more...]

Bradley Wiggins Feels Gutted Missing Tour de France

LONDON, June 06, 2014 (AFP) - Britain's Bradley Wiggins, the 2012 Tour de France winner, said Friday that he was "gutted" not to be selected for Team Sky to compete in this year's race. Wiggins told BBC television that he would not take part in the race he became the first British rider to win, with his team concentrating its efforts on last year's winner Chris Froome. "The team is … [Read more...]

The 2014 Tour of California Ends In A Star Studded Sprint

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (May 18, 2014) – In what will be remembered as the most competitive peloton in Amgen Tour of California history, Team Sky’s Bradley Wiggins (GBR) fended off his challengers to claim the top prize in the fourth-closest finish that the race has ever seen. “It’s a lot more strenuous, said Bradley Wiggins referring to wearing the Yellow Jersey all week. “And then, … [Read more...]

Tour of California Stage 7 Comes Down To A Sprint

Final Chance for Leaders to Contest the Yellow Jersey in Tomorrow’s Thousand Oaks Circuit Race PASADENA, Calif. (May 17, 2014) – With a new Amgen Tour of California champion to be decided as America’s premier annual road race concludes tomorrow, Team Sky and their former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins (GBR) played it steady today to keep his 30-second lead in tact. But with a … [Read more...]

Tour of California Stage 6 Heads For The Hills

LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2014 (AFP) - Former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins retained the Tour of California overall lead on Friday as Colombia's Esteban Chaves won the sixth stage from Santa Clarita to Mountain High. Wiggins, who took the lead with a triumph in the second stage individual time trial on Monday, finished fifth in the toughest stage of the race and extended his overall … [Read more...]

Tour of California Stage 5 Is Made For Taylor

Peter Sagan Takes Sprint Competition Lead; Bradley Wiggins Will Wear Yellow Again Tomorrow Cyclists Will Ride Stage 6 Tomorrow from Santa Clarita to Second Summit Finish at Mountain High SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (May 15, 2014) – In what was another surprise ending for some of the world’s strongest sprinters, BMC Racing Team’s Taylor Phinney (Boulder, Colo.) whizzed to a solo victory 12 … [Read more...]

Tour of California Stage 4 Takes A Break

YOUNG CYCLISTS SHINE IN STAGE 4 OF 2014 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA WITH WILL ROUTLEY CLAIMING STAGE, SPRINT AND KOM COMPETITIONS At Race’s Halfway Point, Bradley Wiggins Retains Overall Lead with Scenic Day from Pismo Beach Pier to Santa Barbara Shore on Tap Tomorrow CAMBRIA, Calif. (May 14, 2014) – Will Routley of Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies, hit the trifecta during … [Read more...]

Tour of California Heads To The Hills And Heat

LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2014 (AFP) - Former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins maintained the overall lead after the third stage of the Tour of California which was won by Australian Rohan Dennis on Tuesday. Team Sky's Wiggins, who dominated the second stage time trial in Folsom, now has a 24 second overall lead on Dennis with five stages remaining in the race. Dennis, of … [Read more...]