IG-Sigma Sport team to fold at the end of 2013

Peter Hawkins, Honister Pass, Tour of Britain 2013, stage two

Another one of Britain's UCI-registered teams, IG-Sigma Sport, will fold at the end of the season, it was announced today.

The news follows IG's decision to pull out of cycling completely with immediate effect, which will also see the spread betting company end its backing of the Tour of Britain, Pearl Izumi Tour Series and London Nocturne.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.