Wiggins to race in 2012 Tour of Algarve

Bradley Wiggins in lead, Vuelta a Espana 2011, stage 14

A report in Portuguese newspaper A Bola claims that Bradley Wiggins (Sky) will be taking part in the 2012 Tour of the Algarve, an early season stage race in southern Portugal, running from February 15-19.

If confirmed, the date clash with the London round of the World Cup, which runs from February 16-19, means that Wiggins' participation in the track series would not be possible. It would also mean that Wiggins will not ride the Tour of Oman over February 14-19.

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