Brailsford refuses to clarify contents of Team Sky's medical package

Following a month of scrutiny in the wake of the Fancy Bears hack of the WADA ADAMS system and release of Chris Froome's and Bradley Wiggins' TUEs, Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford has spoken for the first time in an interview with the Telegraph Cycling Podcast.  Following the release of the TUEs, former Team Sky rider Jonathan Tiernan-Locke spoke of Great Britain riders...
Via Cycling News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cookson defends TUE system as being more rigorous since Wiggins' applications

UCI president Brian Cookson has said the process by which therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) are approved is more rigorous now than when Bradley Wiggins was allowed injections of the powerful corticosteroid triamcinolone acetonide in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Cookson declined to discuss the specifics of the case in a press conference at the World Championships in Doha on Saturday. Last...
Via Cycling News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins missed whereabouts test three months before Rio Olympic Games

The fallout from the Fancy Bears TUE hack continues for Bradley Wiggins with the Daily Mail reporting the 2012 Tour de France champion failed a whereabouts test on his return to the UK in May after racing the Tour of California with his WIGGINS team. Wiggins helped Great Britain to the team pursuit gold medal in August at the Rio Olympic Games to become the most decorated British...
Via Cycling News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Team Sky riders comment on Wiggins controversy and TUE process

With controversy continuing to build around Team Sky, British Cycling and Bradley Wiggins' controversial application of Therapeutic Use Exemptions, it was no surprise that the issue arose Friday with members of the British team at the World Championships in Doha, Qatar. In a round of questions from the gathered media, Geraint Thomas, Luke Rowe and performance director Rod Ellingworth...
Via Cycling News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UK Anti-Doping agency probes alleged wrongdoing in cycling

LONDON (AP) Britain's anti-doping agency is investigating allegations of wrongdoing in cycling in response to a report about the activities of Team Sky and former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins. Britain's Daily Mail newspaper said U.K. Anti-Doping is investigating Wiggins and Team Sky over the contents of a medical package delivered to the team in France in June 2011...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins says he did not seek 'unfair advantage'

LONDON (AP) Former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins said he needed permission to use a banned substance to treat his asthma to ensure he was ''back on a level playing field.'' The British rider's confidential medical information featured in one of the leaks resulting from an alleged Russian-led cyberattack on the World Anti-Doping Agency database. The eight-time Olympic...
Via Associated Press
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins returns for Britain at track cycling worlds

Four-time Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins will race at his first Track Cycling World Championships since 2008 when the worlds start Wednesday in London. Wiggins is one of the standout names competing at the five-day event at Lee Valley VeloPark, which hosted the 2012 Olympic cycling program. The men will compete in 10 events with the women riding in nine - the Madison being the...
Via Associated Press
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympic gold medalist Wiggins left 'shaking' after being knighted

British cyclist Bradley Wiggins has been knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace that left last year's Tour de France and Olympic champion "shaking" and "uncomfortable." Wiggins was honored for services to cycling after winning seven Olympic medals and becoming the first Briton to win the Tour -- the sport's biggest event. The 33-year-old Wiggins says...
Via Associated Press
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

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