GREAT BRITIAN WINS CYCLE GOLD
Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain beats Brad McGee of Australia to win gold in men's Individual Pursuit of cycling track at the 2004 Athens Summer Olympic Games, August 21, 2004. (UPI Photo/ Heinz Ruckemann)
The Tour de France crowned one champion in 2012 but lost its most decorated winner in seven-time champion Lance Armstrong, to doping violations.
London and the home-standing British athletes stood out at the 2012 Olympics but the spotlight was grabbed by Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt.
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Kate Middleton, the pregnant wife of Britain's Prince William, attended the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards show in London to present several awards.
Organizers of the Tour de France say the 2014 bicycle race will start on the other side of the English channel in Great Britain for the second time ever.
A coach for Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins was injured when a vehicle struck his bike in Britain only one day after Wiggins was hit by a van.
Tour de France cycling champion Bradley Wiggins was hospitalized Wednesday after his bike collided with a car on a road near his home in England, police said.
British cyclist Bradley Wiggins says it has taken some time getting used to the celebrity status he has enjoyed since the Tour de France and London Olympics.
Fans of the 2012 London Olympics and its athletes can acquire memorabilia the modern way -- online through the Official London 2012 Auction site.
Organizers of the London 2012 Olympics are auctioning items online including a badminton shuttlecock, a tennis ball and a basketball.