Bradley Wiggins

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In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Nibali on Astana positives – “Risking and cheating today is for stupid people.”; Lack of anti-doping testing in Tenerife back under the spotlight; Jack Haig signs with Orica-GreenEdge; Sutton – Wiggins needs to raise the bar to make Rio Olympics team; Ciolek – I’ve forgotten […]

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Triumph for Wiggins as Briton takes first Elite road title in Ponferrada

Adding the rainbow jersey to the Olympic gold medal he took in 2012, Bradley Wiggins improved on his two previous second places in the world championship time trial on Wednesday when he raced to a clear win. The British rider denied his main rival Tony Martin the chance to become the first-ever rider in history […]

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Wiggins to aim for world hour record next June, rules out Tour de France

One week after Jens Voigt set a new world hour record of 51.115 kilometres in Switzerland, Britain’s Bradley Wiggins has confirmed that he intends taking on the mark in June 2015. “I want to prepare for it properly,” Wiggins told the BBC, specifying the period of year in which the attempt will be made. “It […]

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World championships: Froome, Wiggins, Armitstead and Garner in Great Britain lineup

Vuelta a España champion Alberto Contador (Tinkoff Saxo) has already said he won’t take part in the world road race championships due to his belief that the course doesn’t suit him, but the runner-up in that race, Chris Froome, won’t follow suit. He has been confirmed today as taking part in the race. The 2013 […]

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In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Tom Dumoulin wins Eneco Tour stage 3 ITT; Kirsten Wild wins stage 4 of the Route de France; Juanjo Lobato wins Vuelta a Burgos opener; Raymond Kreder wins Tour de l’Ain stage 1 bunch sprint; Kerrison sprints into Great South Coast Tour lead; Eight WorldTour […]

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Good morning and welcome to your Rocacorba Daily news digest. In today’s headlines: Majka takes Tour of Poland stage 5; Guardini wins stage two of Tour of Denmark; Tom Danielson wins Tour of Utah stage 4; Contador recovery moving quicker than rider and team have claimed?; WADA: provisional suspension handed to Kreuziger doesn’t contravene anti-doping […]

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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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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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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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