Surrey has been sharing its expertise in staging world class sporting events with Russia and Brazil ahead of the next winter and summer Olympic Games. Surriya Subramaniam, Surrey County Council business development manager, gave presentations in London to visiting government and Olympics officials from the two countries, which are preparing for the winter Games in … Continue reading
World champion Mark Cavendish and Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins will spearhead Team Sky’s Tour of Britain challenge, it was announced today. It will be Wiggins’ first competitive return to Surrey since the Olympic cycling events this summer when he clinched gold in the time trial. Joining him in Team Sky’s line up will be Mark Cavendish, … Continue reading
Bradley Wiggins is due to return to Surrey in just a few weeks for the final stage of the nation’s biggest cycling race, the Tour of Britain. The four-time Olympic gold medallist has announced he will compete in the eight-stage Tour which culminates in Surrey on September 16. To ensure people have all the information … Continue reading
Four-time Olympic gold medallist Bradley Wiggins has announced he will compete in the Tour of Britain next month. The eight-stage tour will culminate in a final stage through Surrey on 16 September, starting in Reigate and finishing in Guildford. The event will be Wiggins’ first competitive return to Surrey since he won gold in the Olympic time trial earlier in the summer. … Continue reading
Surrey County Council teams are out doing final checks of the roads along the route following more than two years of planning to turn north Surrey into an Olympic venue. Yvonne Rees, Surrey County Council’s strategic director with responsibility for the 2012 Games, said: “The riders looked relaxed and seemed to be enjoying themselves out … Continue reading
The morning after Team GB cyclist Lizzie Armitstead won silver in the Olympic road race, BBC Surrey interviewed county councillor Helyn Clack to reflect on the success of the cycling events in Surrey. Listen to the BBC Surrey interview with Helyn Clack here.