Team Sky's future may lie abroad

Would Geraint Thomas have won the Tour de France anywhere other than at Team Sky? Without the coaching, support staff and those high-calibre colleagues on the road?

This is not to diminish the rare abilities of a courageous rider who managed to win the biggest prize in cycling despite not even being the main man in his own team.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 17, 2018, with the headline 'Team Sky's future may lie abroad'. Print Edition | Subscribe