Dave Brailsford

Post-Truth? What Terrifies Me Is The Normalisation Of Lies

David Bradford | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK
David Bradford

Post-truth is a misnomer. What we mean is post-critical: when normal is accepted as unchallengeable, even and especially when normal is morally complicated. The only streetwise response to a new norm that seems morally questionable is a knowing shrug denoting a comfy blend of indifference and wry detachment...

Let the Tour Legacy Begin

Adam Stones | Posted 06.09.2014 | UK Sport
Adam Stones

I spent the three days 'tour chasing' and I am confident that this triumphant spectacle can leave a lasting legacy if we let it... until now the next generation of cyclists has been "let down" by a lack of safe roads... now we just need to see the representative Government investment to ensure this passion has a deep and lasting impact.

Hodgson Enlists Brailsford And Psychologist To Help England's World Cup Hopes

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Sport

British Cycling's guru Sir Dave Brailsford has agreed to help Roy Hodgson's preparations for England's World Cup campaign. Brailsford, who has over...

Wiggins In His 'Best Shape Ever'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Sport

Sir Bradley Wiggins claims he is in the "best shape ever" as he begins stage four of the Tour of Britain with a handsome lead in the general classific...

Va Va Froome

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Sport

Chris Froome has become the second successive British winner of the Tour de France in its 100th edition. The Team Sky rider, who finished second to...

'I've Worked My Arse Off To Get Here'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Sport

Chris Froome expressed his frustration at questions about doping a day after his historic win on Mont Ventoux. Froome tightened his grip on the yel...

Don't Mistake the Rise of Invisible Technology for the End of Innovation

Brendan Flattery | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Tech
Brendan Flattery

The way we see technology has changed, but there's no cause for pessimism. Over the past month or so I've read a surprising number of articles wondering if we have seen all there is to see, with regard to the truly great innovative leaps of mankind.

Can Sky Do the Tour/Giro Double Next Season?

Cycling News HD | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK Sport
Cycling News HD

While Bradley Wiggins sits at home convalescing after his recent road accident, and no doubt putting in the hours on the turbo trainer despite his broken rib and dislocated finger, the management at Team Sky are already turning their attention away from their recent staff clear-out and towards the 2013 season.

Skyfall: Is Team Sky's Zero-tolerance Stance on Doping Doing More Harm Than Good?

Cycling News HD | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Sport
Cycling News HD

Admirable though the team's sentiments undoubtedly are, they are losing experienced staff such as Bobby Julich and Steven De Jong - who have brought nothing but hard work and good knowledge to the British set-up - over misdemeanours that lie well in the past.

Tiernan-Locke Tops Off Groundbreaking Year for British Cycling

Marcus Liddell | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK Sport
Marcus Liddell

From start to finish The Tour of Britain has felt like one massive celebration of British sport and cycling. And it got even better on the last stage in Guildford with Jonathan Tiernan-Locke taking the overall win and Mark Cavendish winning the stage.