Team Sky and British Cycling - an alliance which is now too close for comfort as their shared Manchester base is raided by UK Anti-Doping
When something is bad news for Team Sky it is generally bad news for British Cycling, too. It is unavoidable when the architect of the success of both organisations is the same man, Sir Dave Brailsford, and the crossover of personnel is bursting in the middle.
The two share a home, the national velodrome in Manchester — which was raided for evidence by UK Anti-Doping officers on Friday — many of the same successful riders, including Chris Froome and Sir Bradley Wiggins, and several staff members.
It seems Team Sky were so cosy with British Cycling at one point they could even call on the... read more
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