- Title: Bradley Wiggins retires from cycling
- Date: 28th December 2016
- Summary: MAJORCA, SPAIN (JANUARY 24, 2013) (REUTERS) VARIOUS OF CYCLIST CHRIS FROOME (LEFT), VASIL KIRYIENKA AND KANSTANTSIN SIUTSOU (RIGHT) TRAINING ON STATIC BIKES (SOUNDBITE) (English) TEAM SKY RIDER BRADLEY WIGGINS TALKING ABOUT SUPPORTING FROOME THIS YEAR AS FROOME SUPPORTED HIM LAST YEAR, SAYING: "Yeah, I think in the same way that Chris supported me last year really. Having two riders go into the race, you know two strong riders is going to help our cause to try to win the race for the team so my priority this year is the Giro, his is the Tour. You know going into the race with two strong riders that's our goal as we did last year."
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- Keywords: Cycling Wiggins Retirement Olympics Tour de France
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- Country: United Kingdom
- Topics: Cycling,Sport
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Tour de France winner and five-time Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins said on Wednesday (December 28) he was retiring from professional cycling.
In a statement posted on social media, the 36-year-old said: "2016 is the end of the road for this chapter, onwards and upwards."
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