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Old 12-16-12, 23:39
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I dub thee Sir Bradley Wiggins?
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Old 12-17-12, 00:00
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That was free money pure and simple.

He was miles ahead on every poll going.

Apparantly Murray was 100-1 just before they announced the winners , wish i was on that to EW.
I got 1-2 about 8 o'clock on Paddy P and had a modest investment
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Old 12-17-12, 00:01
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That was free money pure and simple.

He was miles ahead on every poll going.

Apparantly Murray was 100-1 just before they announced the winners , wish i was on that to EW.
Murray must be gutted - he wins first grand slam (since Fred Perry) and gold medal etc and doesn't win SPOTY but Greg Rusedski who was Canadian and didn't win feck all won.

What's weirder is that he has exactly the credentials usually needed to win this i.e no personality.
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Old 12-17-12, 00:03
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Wiggins won by about 120,000 votes.

Well done Brad!
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What's weirder is that he has exactly the credentials usually needed to win this i.e no personality.
http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/sport/...-2012112850952
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Old 12-17-12, 00:22
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Wiggins won by about 120,000 votes.

Well done Brad!
Feck, my smug modest bet looks very modest in light of this info
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Old 12-17-12, 00:34
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Funny - thanks.. I don't watch it anymore as i can't bear the cheesiness of it all - i do remember watching it when i was a kid and Nigel Mansell won, seriously? Personality of the year?
You look at the list of past winners very few of them are what i would consider personalities.. Maybe Gazza & Flintoff being the exceptions. Possibly Kelly Holmes if you want to take a slightly more high brow line and argue that to be a personality you don't have to be ****ed all the time (it helps though!)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/sports-...ality/19587151
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Old 12-17-12, 00:37
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Murray must be gutted - he wins first grand slam (since Fred Perry) and gold medal etc and doesn't win SPOTY but Greg Rusedski who was Canadian and didn't win feck all won.

What's weirder is that he has exactly the credentials usually needed to win this i.e no personality.
If Murray wins Wimbledon next year then I think he will win it, which is very possible with his performances there this year and at the olympics. Also as Wimbledon is one of the few events that the BBC show these days and they will plug that no end.

Wiggo deserved the win but it really could have been almost any of the 12 with the success of Team G.B. It was great to look back on the the sporting year. A nice touch for Brailsford to get coach of the year too, With the track team doing even better than their excellent performance in Beijing there couldn't be anyone else who deserved it more not to mention success with Team sky. A nice touch from him to include the joke about the 'round wheels' aimed at the French too
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Old 12-17-12, 07:40
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In terms of Wiggins' Tour defence, Brailsford on camera interviewed after SPOTY saying Froome's doing the Tour and Brad the Giro 'and we'll take it from there'.
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Old 12-17-12, 08:16
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In terms of Wiggins' Tour defence, Brailsford on camera interviewed after SPOTY saying Froome's doing the Tour and Brad the Giro 'and we'll take it from there'.
So as we were a week ago?
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