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Wiggins Won’t Be Riding in Catalunya

wiggins wont be riding in catalunya   Wiggins Wont Be Riding in Catalunya

A stomach infection will be forcing Bradley Wiggins of Team Sky to miss out on the action in the upcoming Tour of Catalunya this week. However, Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford says that even though it is “unfortunate” that Wiggins will not be able to race in the Spanish event this week, his training for the 2010 Tour de France won’t be derailed by this unexpected interruption.

“We’re going to assess the situation quickly and adjust his (Wiggins) race programme so that nothing is jeopardized,” says Brailsford. The 29-year-old former Olympic cycling champion has been improving and performing better, getting strong results in his events including a 3rd overall finish at the Tour of Murcia last three weeks ago.

Brailsford expressed his confidence that Wiggins will be back in racing form soon and will be able to return to his race programme easily enough. He added that the team…

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Bradley Wiggins Aims for Giro d’Italia in 2010

bradley wiggins aims for giro d italia in 2010   Bradley Wiggins Aims for Giro dItalia in 2010

Bradley Wiggins is aiming high in 2010, and he has made it known that he plans on doing big things at the Giro d’Italia in May. His main goals will be the prologue and the first pink leader’s jersey, while leading Team Sky during the entire race. Unlike most riders, Wiggins plans on doing well at the Giro, not just using it to prepare for the Tour de France. “I will be there and not only to prepare for the Tour. The Giro is an important race. I will aim for the prologue in Holland and the time trial in Verona,” he said. “In 2010, with respect to this year, I will concentrate on two goals: to do well at the Giro and for the Tour’s classification. A decision is required: look at Sastre, who also aimed for the Giro, then went…

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Bradley Wiggins Signs with Team Sky

bradley wiggins signs with team sky   Bradley Wiggins Signs with Team Sky

Yesterday, we brought you the word that fourth-place Tour de France rider Bradley Wiggins may be signing to team Sky, the UK’s first ProTour team. Today, we now know its official. He had one year left on his contract with Garmin-Transitions, but team Sky bought them out with the help of sponsorship from Rupert Murdoch’s British satellite TV network. “It has been an amazing year for me and my ride at the Tour has given me the drive to aim even higher. I know I can continue to develop and Team Sky is the perfect place to make that happen,” Wiggins says. The 29-year-old held a press conference at Sky TV Studios in London to announce that he had signed a four-year deal with Britain’s first ProTour team.

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Team Sky Expected to Announce Bradley Wiggins’ Signing Tomorrow

team sky expected to announce bradley wiggins signing tomorrow   Team Sky Expected to Announce Bradley Wiggins Signing Tomorrow

British team Sky has called for a press conference to take place tomorrow, and they are expected to announce that Bradley Wiggins has joined the 2010 squad. The 29-year-old finished fourth in this year’s Tour de France, and may be stepping up as Tour team leader for Sky. After racing for Garmin-Slipstream for a year, Wiggins has announced that he may leave. In September, he told BBC: “It’s like trying to win the Champions League – you need to be at Manchester United, but I’m playing at Wigan at the moment so I have to make that step up.” The signing is set to go down early tomorrow morning, and if all goes as expected, Wiggins will steer the team towards the 2010 Tour de France. Check back tomorrow for the news!…

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Bradley Wiggins is Confident About His 2010 Season

bradley wiggins is confident about his 2010 season   Bradley Wiggins is Confident About His 2010 Season

English cyclist Bradley Wiggins talks about his 2010 season, and also speaks about some of the competition, most notably Lance Armstrong. He recently spoke at a track meeting in Manchester, and said “I raced ’till very late in the season with the Sun Tour after the World Championships. To be honest it was perfect really as it extended my season and meant less time pissing around as I only had a small concentrated break, but still got everything out of my system that I needed to.” “It was my definitely my longest season and I did roughly a hundred days of racing,” Wiggins adds. He admits to gaining a bit of weight in the off season, attributing it to “lager.” “I had one bad day at the Tour this year and that happened to be when it was the day with the most mountains in it…

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