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Team Sky’s Ineos deal will prompt mixed emotions in the peloton | William Fotheringham

The team Brailsford built will continue and – while not everybody will like its backers – should remain as strong as everWith one bound, Sir Dave Brailsford is free. Confirmation that the team he has built over the last 10 years would continue has come…

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Team Sky to be renamed Team Ineos as takeover confirmed

• New team will debut at Tour de Yorkshire in early May• Dave Brailsford hails ‘hugely exciting new chapter’Team Sky will be renamed Team Ineos after confirmation that Britain’s richest man, Sir Jim Ratcliffe, has agreed a deal to become the new owner….

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Team Sky set for takeover by Britain’s richest man, Sir Jim Ratcliffe

• Six-time Tour de France winners poised to confirm deal• New team will be named Ineos after Ratcliffe’s companyTeam Sky is poised to announce a takeover by Britain’s richest man in a deal that will maintain the six-time Tour de France winners’ positio…

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Medical tribunal of former Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman adjourned

• Freeman accused of purchasing testosterone for unnamed rider• Case will not now be heard until later this year at earliestThe medical tribunal of the former Team Sky and British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman, which was due to hear charges that he pu…

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Medical tribunal of former Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman adjourned

• Freeman accused of purchasing testosterone for unnamed rider• Case will not now be heard until later this year at earliestThe medical tribunal of the former Team Sky and British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman, which was due to hear charges that he pu…

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Medical tribunal of former Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman adjourned

• Freeman accused of purchasing testosterone for unnamed rider• Case will not now be heard until later this year at earliestThe medical tribunal of the former Team Sky and British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman, which was due to hear charges that he pu…

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Team Sky’s Ben Swift recovering in intensive care after training crash

• Bleeding from the spleen required immediate treatment• Swift clipped a rock on a descentThe Team Sky rider Ben Swift spent the night in intensive care in Tenerife following a crash while training with the Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas.Swift cl…

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Geraint Thomas: ‘I’m confident cycling is one of the cleanest sports’ – video

Reigning Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas has said he is ‘confident that [cycling] is one of the cleanest sports around.’Speaking before his first race of the 2019 season, the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, the Welshman said he feels fortunate …

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Team Sky and British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman’s tribunal delayed

• Legal team immediately request adjournment on first morning• Freeman faces serious allegations over banned testosteroneDr Richard Freeman’s medical tribunal has been adjourned until Friday morning after his legal team requested a delay. While no reas…

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Q&A: What is at stake at Richard Freeman’s medical tribunal?

The career of Richard Freeman, the former Team Sky and British Cycling doctor, is on the line but what is he accused of and what could be the consequences for the sport?When Richard Freeman, the former Team Sky and British Cycling doctor, walks into th…

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Tribunal to hear claims former Team Sky doctor Freeman ordered testosterone

• Richard Freeman faces medical tribunal next month• General Medical Council alleges Freeman ordered banned drugThe former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman will face explosive claims that he obtained banned testosterone for an unname…

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Froome and Thomas to lead Team Sky challenge at Tour de France

• Both riders will skip Giro to put focus on the Tour de France• Froome wants fifth Tour title and Thomas wants ‘best result’Team Sky are set to go into what could be their final Tour de France with two leaders as four-time winner Chris Froome and defe…

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New sponsor must match Sky’s budget or team will not win, says Vaughters

• ‘Brailsford doesn’t know how to run a team on lower budget’• American says Sky’s decision to end backing can boost cyclingJonathan Vaughters, the general manager of Team Sky’s world tour rivals, EF Education First-Drapac, believes Sir Dave Brailsford…

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What now for Team Sky? Vultures will already be circling their top riders

Sir Dave Brailsford has six months to find a backer but cycling’s top team need big bucks and China may be the answerAs Team Sky’s sponsorship enters its final season after nine years at the peak of professional cycling one thing is certain: unless Sir…

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Team Sky’s legacy: titles and ambition tarnished by coldness and allegations | Richard Williams

The cycling team, who will lose Sky as a sponsor next year, raised the sport’s profile in Britain but also took it away from the humanity treasured by puristsEvery now and then, a new force enters a sport with an impact so crushing that it reshapes and…

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Team Sky’s legacy: titles and ambition tarnished by coldness and allegations | Richard Williams

The cycling team, who will lose Sky as a sponsor next year, raised the sport’s profile in Britain but also took it away from the humanity treasured by puristsEvery now and then, a new force enters a sport with an impact so crushing that it reshapes and…

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Team Sky will cease to exist as broadcaster pulls sponsorship

Decision will bring to an end ownership of Team Sky in 2019Brailsford says team may continue with a new partnerTeam Sky will cease to exist at the end of next year after Sky announced that it will finish its involvement in professional cycling at the e…

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Bradley Wiggins: ‘I’d have had more rights as a murderer … I only asked for a fair trial’ | Donald McRae

The former cyclist says doping allegations have devastated his family life but cannot taint his love for the sport and reveals he still talks to Lance Armstrong but not Dave Brailsford“People ask me now, ‘Are you Bradley Wiggins?’ and I always say, ‘I …

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Chris Froome undecided over defence of Giro d’Italia on ‘explosive’ course

• Team Sky rider undecided following announcement of route• Decision rests partly on Froome’s desire to win Tour de FranceThe Giro d’Italia champion Chris Froome said he is still undecided about riding in next year’s edition but added that the start of…

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Geraint Thomas’s Tour de France trophy stolen from cycling show

• Trophy had been left unattended at NEC in Birmingham• Thomas: ‘Hopefully they will have the grace to return it’The Tour de France trophy won by Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas earlier this year has been stolen during a cycle show in Birmingham, the British…