New Year Honours 2013: Sir Bradley Wiggins

Tour de France winner and Olympic gold medallist Bradley Wiggins has been knighted in the 2013 New Year Honours.

Bradley Wiggins has been knighted
Bradley Wiggins has been knighted Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

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Paralympian honours backlash

Leading Paralympian athletes have criticised what they believe to be inconsistencies in the sports-dominating New Years Honours list, where successful Paralympians missed out on top honours, with only cyclist Sarah Storey made a dame.