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Sky’s climb to pinnacle of professional cycling

The Guardian, LONDON

On Saturday, Froome spoke of his journey to Tour de France success, from pounding dirt tracks in Kenya as a teenager, but the voyage taken by Brailsford and his cohorts from tyros to Tour tyrants is equally remarkable.

The Sky head said that in 2010 he would have given his right arm to see one of his cyclists make the podium in a major Tour — now the cycling world is scrabbling to catch up.

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