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Olympic gold medallist Wiggins hospitalized after suffering injury in bike crash

Olympic gold medallist Wiggins hospitalized after suffering injury in bike crashLondon, Nov. 8  : Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins has been hospitalized after suffering a crash while riding his bike.

The 32-year-old Olympic gold medal winner has damaged his ribs in the collision, which took place in Wrightington, near Wigan, UK.

He was thereafter taken to a hospital where he is now under observation.

"He was taken to hospital with injuries that are not thought to be life-threatening. His condition is stable," a Lancashire police told the BBC.

According to the report, police said that the cyclist had been involved in a collision with a white Vauxhall Astra car.

"His family have made aware of what has happened. The driver of the Astra car is a local woman who was not injured but she is helping police with inquiries," a spokesman added.

Wiggins became the first British winner of the Tour de France in July as he triumphed for Team Sky, soon after which he won a fourth Olympic gold medal with victory in the time trial at London 2012, the report said. (ANI)


Liverpool owner John W Henry says PL title bid 'ahead of schedule' for club

John-W-HenryLondon, Apr 20 : Liverpool owner John W Henry has said that the club's Premier League title bid is 'ahead of schedule'.

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Barca president Bartomeu insists no elections this summer

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Saqlain Mushtaq advises bowlers to accept ICC's '15-degree limit' rule

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Hafeez imparting young cricketers in native city with 'Skills to Shine'

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Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify third

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Rosberg plans on discussing concerns on 'over the line' Bahrain GP with Hamilton

Nico RosbergLondon, Apr 18  : Mercedes racer Nico Rosberg is reportedly planning to discuss concers regarding their fight for victory in Bahrain, which went 'over the line', with his teammate Lewis Hamilton.  Read more »