Bradley Wiggins at risk of bankruptcy as near £1m claim remains unpaid

Liquidators of Wiggins’s company are selling the rights to the Bradley Wiggins name

Bradley Wiggins at the Cambridge Union
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Sir Bradley Wiggins is at risk of facing bankruptcy proceedings as the liquidators of his company reveal a claim against him for nearly £1m has still not been paid.

Plus, the rights to the trademarks of his own name, “Wiggins” and “Wiggo” are being put up for sale.

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