Commission contacts Bradley Wiggins' charity over concerns about how it has spent donations
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Commission contacts Bradley Wiggins' charity over concerns about how it has spent donations

29 Aug 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

The Charity Commission has contacted the trustees of the Bradley Wiggins Foundation after the charity was criticised for using funds to sponsor a women’s professional cycling team.

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