Bradley Wiggins: If Sky go now the sport would be worse off

Bradley Wiggins at the 6 Days of Gent in 2016

Bradley Wiggins believes that cycling could suffer if Team Sky were to fold at the end of the 2019 season . The former Team Sky rider said that the company should be thanked for their investment in the sport, but said that they had been ‘hammered’ instead. Broadcaster Sky announced last week that it are pulling out of the sport at the end of the 2019 season after 10 years of sponsorship, with 21st Century Fox also due to end its partnership with the team next year. Wiggins rode for the team between 2010 and 2015 and won their first Tour de France title in 2012. “People need to be careful what they wish for because if Sky go now the sport will be worse off for it,” Wiggins told radio station TalkSport. “[Cycling] won’t disintegrate but it won’t have the profile it has enjoyed now. This day was always ...

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