Team Wiggins granted UCI licence

Bradley Wiggins's new third tier squad approved by the sport's governing body.

Sir Bradley Wiggins on the podium after winning the Elite Mens TT at the 2014 World Championships

(Image credit: Watson)

On the day that Sky confirmed that Bradley Wiggins will leave the team on April 30, the UCI has announced it has issued a licence to the World time trial champion's new squad.

As revealed by Cycling Weekly in December, the squad will be called Team Wiggins and will operate at UCI Continental level.

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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.