Wiggins hints he may shelve retirement plans

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Bradley Wiggins has hinted he may postpone his plans to retire from cycling.

The 36-year-old five-time Olympic gold medallist and Tour de France winner is due to finish competing professionally after a Six Day series event in Belgium next month.

But after finishing as a runner-up with Madison team-mate Mark Cavendish in London on Sunday, Wiggins suggested he could yet decide to continue in 2017.

"Money talks," he joked.

"I've enjoyed it that much, I just don't know at the moment. I'd love to still be part of it in the future. I still love riding my bike, I love racing.

"Who wouldn't want to come back, with a week like this and the crowds like this? It's been incredible."

Wiggins has been the subject of scrutiny in recent months after leaked files revealed he had sought three therapeutic-use exemptions (TUEs) for anti-inflammatory triamcinolone in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

According to Wiggins and Team Sky, the drug was required to address a pollen allergy that could have triggered the rider's asthma problems.

The TUEs were approved by the World-Anti Doping Agency and the International Cycling Union.