Bradley Wiggins

White lays out Orica’s Tour targets; Wiggins, Evans won’t move to team

The Orica GreenEdge team has said that Michael Matthew’s injury-provoked withdrawal from the squad for this year’s Tour makes its goals harder to achieve, but that it will nevertheless strive for a very successful race. “There are a few stages there that the combination between Gerrans and Matthews would have worked very well, starting Sunday,” […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Nothing illegal found in Paris-Roubaix roadside drug vial; Orica-GreenEdge reveals Tour de France team, including Simon Yates; Astana reveals Tour de France team in support of Vincenzo Nibali; Teamlists for the Giro Rosa; Could Bradley Wiggins return to Garmin?; Stefan Küng signs for BMC; Trek […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest we look at the weekend’s biggest stories in pro cycling. Here’s what you’ll find inside: National Championships wrap-up coming soon; Roman Kreuziger sidelined after biological passport problem; Thor Hushovd to retire at the end of the season; Taylor Phinney’s recovery progressing ahead of schedule; Brad […]

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Brailsford confirms no Wiggins for Tour, Sky lineup named

Officially confirming what Bradley Wiggins said on Thursday evening after his win in yesterday’s British time trial championships, Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford has confirmed that the 2012 Tour winner will not be part of this year’s squad, and that Chris Froome will be backed by Richie Porte and others. “It’s a very, very tough […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Bradley Wiggins wins UK national TT title, won’t race the Tour de France; Dan Martin confirms no Tour, will focus on Vuelta and worlds; Robert Gesink returns to racing after heart surgery; Katusha announces Tour de France squad; Sam Bennett disappointed to miss out on […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Sacha Modolo wins stage 5 of the Tour de Suisse; Philippe Gilbert wins Ster ZLM Toer prologue; Will Clarke wins stage 2 of the Tour of Iran, takes overall lead; Wiggins’ Tour hopes fade after Tour de Suisse crash; Nicolas Roche – “It’s going to […]

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Wiggins’ Tour hopes fade after withdrawal from Tour de Suisse

The chance of Bradley Wiggins taking part in this year’s Tour de France appears more distant than before, with the Briton not starting Wednesday’s stage of the Tour de Suisse. Wiggins crashed towards the end of Tuesday’s fourth stage and while he was able to remount and ride on to the finish, he and team […]

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Brailsford now says Sky’s Tour team will be decided after Tour de Suisse

After days of media and fan debate about whether or not Bradley Wiggins should be part of Sky’s Tour de France team, a topic brought to the fore when Wiggins said that he had been told he wouldn’t be racing, team principal Dave Brailsford has now said the team will not be decided until later […]

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Roche believes Sky is justified in leaving Wiggins off Tour squad

Former Tour de France winner Stephen Roche has said that he believes Team Sky is justified in leaving Bradley Wiggins off its Tour team, saying that team harmony and the synergistic effect of a well-chosen line-up are more important than the physical attributes of any one rider. Roche famously battled his co-leader Robert Visentini for […]

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Wiggins facing move from Sky after non-selection for Tour de France

Recent murmurs that Bradley Wiggins will likely leave Team Sky at the end of this season have moved a lot closer to certainty, with the Briton confirming Friday that he won’t be doing this year’s Tour de France and that he will need to transfer to another team if he wants to compete there in […]

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