Tour de France and Olympic cycling hero Bradley Wiggins has won BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
Cyclist Bradley Wiggins is the bookmakers' odds-on favourite to be crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year
Bradley Wiggins' hopes of defending his Tour de France title were dealt a blow today after the details of the 2013 route were unveiled.
Chorley cyclist and Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins is hard at work again today, this time in the cycling time trials at the Olympics. The event consists of a 44km race round Hampton Court. Wiggins had his Olympic lycra suit stolen from his Surrey hotel last night.
The Queen has sent the following message to the Chorley cyclist Bradley Wiggins, who has become the first Briton to win the Tour de France.
– The Queen's message to Bradley Wiggins
I send you my warmest congratulations on becoming the first British cyclist ever to win the Tour de France. Your historic achievement of claiming overall victory in this prestigious event is a great testament to the efforts of you and your team-mates.
Mel Barham reports.
Bradley Wiggins is back home with his wife and children in Eccleston, after becoming the first British man to win the Tour de France.
He will soon join his Olympic team-mates to start preparing for the Olympic road race. Londoner Wiggins moved to Eccleston to be near the Manchester Velodrome, where the GB team is based.
Celebrations are continuing after Bradley Wiggins became the first British cyclist to win the Tour de France. The 32 year old, who trained at Manchester's Velodrome sealed victory as the Tour reached its final stage in Paris.