Bradley Wiggins Satisfied Despite Finishing 18th At Paris-Roubaix

Roubaix, France, April 12, 2015 - Bradley Wiggins finished 18th in his final road race for Team Sky on Sunday before embarking on a quest for a fifth Olympic gold medal. Wiggins had long let it be known that his last goal in a Team Sky jersey would be to win Paris-Roubaix but try as he might, he was unable even to better last year's ninth place finish, as he came home in a group of … [Read more...]

Wiggins Ready For Last Road Hurrah At Paris-Roubaix


By Barnaby CHESTERMAN Compiègne, France, April 11, 2015 (AFP) - Bradley Wiggins is ready to give his all in the Paris-Roubaix on Sunday in what will be his last road race for Team Sky. The reigning Olympic and world time-trial champion, former Tour de France winner and four-time Olympic gold medallist, has set this race as his final objective before a return to the track … [Read more...]

Everything You Wanted To Know About The 2015 Paris-Roubaix picks out 10 riders to keep an eye on in Sunday's 253km Cobbled Classic Paris-Roubaix race: ALEXANDER KRISTOFF (NOR) Katusha Quite simply the man of the moment, the 27-year-old is the most in-form rider. His wins at the Tour of Flanders, Scheldeprijs and Three Days of De Panne, all in the last two weeks, as well as a second place to John Degenkolb last month at … [Read more...]

Tom Boonen Has Sights On A Paris-Roubaix Return

Brussels, March 31, 2015 (AFP) - Belgian sprinter Tom Boonen, injured in a fall at the Paris-Nice race, has returned to training in the slim hope of competing in the Paris-Roubaix classic next month. Marc Coucke, the leading sponsor of Boonen's Etixx-Quick Step team, said the 34-year-old Belgian had a very slim chance of competing in the race on April 12. "Tom Boonen is training … [Read more...]

Geriant Thomas In Drivers Seat Ahead Of Cobbled Classics


Paris, March 31, 2015 (AFP) - Commonwealth Games champion Geraint Thomas will find himself a marked man over the next two weeks as the peloton tackles the Tour of Flanders on Sunday and then Paris-Roubaix a week later. With perennial favourites Tom Boonen and Fabian Cancellara out injured, both Flanders and Roubaix will be considered the most open they have been in years. Over the … [Read more...]

Bradley Wiggins To Tackle Three Days of De Panne

London, March 31, 2015 - Britain's world and Olympic timetrial champion Bradley Wiggins will ride for Team Sky at the Three Days of De Panne race this week. Wiggins is building up for a tilt at the prestigious Paris-Roubaix Spring Classic in just under two weeks time. He rode Gent-Wevelgem on Sunday but in dreadful conditions with driving rain and gusts of up to 90kph (56mph) he … [Read more...]

MTN-Qhubeka Tour Rookies Get A Classics Invite

Contres, France, March 9, 2015 (AFP) - South African cycling team MTN-Qhubeka were given a fresh boost on Monday when they were handed tickets to three one-day classics in April to warm up for their debut Tour de France in July. As with the Tour, MTN-Qhubeka have been given wild card entries to the Paris-Roubaix on April 12, the Fleche Wallonne April 22 and the Liege-Bastogne-Liege on … [Read more...]

Bradley Wiggins Looks Forward To Life After The Road

A Sufferring Bradley Wiggins

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...]

Paris-Roubaix And Hour Record New Goals For Bradley Wiggins

PONFERRADA, Spain, Sept 25, 2014 (AFP) - Having finally added the world title to his Olympic timetrial crown from two years ago, Bradley Wiggins has set himself two new targets: winning Paris-Roubaix and setting a new hour record. The 34-year-old Briton beat three-time reigning champion Tony Martin of Germany to the world title in Ponferrada, Spain, on Wednesday, with Dutch … [Read more...]

Paris-Roubaix Video: Niki Terpstra’S Monumental Ride

Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team rider Niki Terpstra won the biggest race of his career — the biggest monument in cycling — on Sunday, April 13th. He won Paris-Roubaix solo after a fantastic team race, including a great effort by Tom Boonen earlier in the race. Watch this video as we take you through all the emotions of that amazing day! … [Read more...]