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Football 09 May 2013 | 6:20 AM

End of an era as Man Utd boss Ferguson to retire

LONDON (Reuters) - Alex Ferguson, Britain's longest-serving and most successful football manager, will retire at the end of the season after more than 26 years spent decorating Manchester United's trophy room with silverware.

Other Sport 18 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Hoy steps down after proving nice guys can finish first

LONDON (Reuters) - Track cyclist Chris Hoy is Britain's most successful Olympian and has won more titles than he can remember yet his greatest sporting legacy could be his utter destruction of the notion that nice guys finish last.

Other Sport 18 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Hoy steps down after proving nice guys can finish first

LONDON (Reuters) - Track cyclist Chris Hoy is Britain's most successful Olympian and has won more titles than he can remember yet his greatest sporting legacy could be his utter destruction of the notion that nice guys finish last.

Other Sport 17 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Wiggins targets Giro over Tour de France defence

MUSCAT: Bradley Wiggins has spelled out his objectives for the season, with the British cycling star focusing on a debut win in the Tour of Italy rather than a defence of his Tour de France title.

Other Sport 29 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Tour de France champ Wiggins knighted in New Year honours

LONDON: Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins led a parade of Olympic champions whose achievements in a remarkable summer of sport in Britain were recognised in the New Year Honours list on Saturday.

Other Sport 20 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Armstrong leaves cycling picking up the pieces

MILAN, Dec 20: Credited with one of the greatest comebacks in sport, the Tour de France icon that was Lance Armstrong finished 2012 with a reputation as arguably its greatest fraud.

Other Sport 06 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Even Shakespeare would struggle to capture these Games

LONDON (Reuters) - If only Shakespeare could have tweeted.

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Cycling: Wiggins takes medal mania in his stride

HAMPTON COURT, England (Reuters) - Bradley Wiggins played down his status as Britain's most decorated Olympian in typical fashion after winning the cycling time trial title on Wednesday.

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Britain basks in glory after Wiggins feat

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's BBC runs the country's most recognised sports person of the year award and although it is only August 1, Tour de France and Olympic time trial champion Bradley Wiggins can pretty much mortgage his house on winning.

Other Sport 23 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Press: Wiggins becomes British sporting giant

LONDON: Bradley Wiggins' victory in the Tour de France elevates him to the pantheon of British sporting greats and should see the 32-year-old receive a knighthood, Britain's press said on Monday.