Wiggins: I'm in the ideal position

Bradley Wiggins has played down his status as the Tour de France favourite, but has admitted that the fact that he is in that position indicates that his build-up to the race has gone to plan. Speaking before the Tour presentation in Liège on Thursday evening, the Team Sky rider said he can’t wait for the race to get underway, beginning with what he described as an “awesome” prologue on Saturday.

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