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Tour de France champ Wiggins knighted in New Year honours

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Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins led a parade of Olympic champions whose achievements in a remarkable summer of sport in Britain were recognised in the New Year Honours list on Saturday. 

Bradley Wiggins celebrates during the 2012 Tour de France on the famous Paris-Champs-Elysees Avenue, on July 22, 2012. Wiggins led a parade of Olympic champions whose achievements in a remarkable summer of sport in Britain were recognised in the New Year Honours list on Saturday.

The cyclist receives a knighthood, making him Sir Bradley, as did sailor Ben Ainslie, heading a glittering list of gold medal winners from the London Olympics.

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