‘I can’t believe it. Of all the people to hit, bloody Bradley Wiggins’
Bradley Wiggins was released from hospital on Thursday following his bike crash as British Cycling announced that Shane Sutton, the team’s head coach, had also been knocked off his bike.
Wiggins, who won the Tour de France and Olympic gold this year, spent Wednesday night in hospital with minor rib injuries and cuts and bruises after being knocked off his bike by a van outside a petrol station while on a training ride near his home in Lancashire, northern England. (Photos: JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images; REUTERS/Phil Noble)
Giorgia Bronzini of Italy takes a massive tumble in the second stage of the Tour of Qatar women’s cycling race in al-Shamal, north of the capital Doha. The Tour of Qatar, which is traditionally favoured by the sprinters, is held from February 5-10. (Photos: KARIM JAAFAR/AFP/Getty Images)