Australian Green Edge team launched with eye on Tour

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Team Sky's model of a national team has taken hold in Australia. Green Edge will work to become the first Australian team to compete in the Tour de France next year. Shayne Bannan made the plans official today at the Tour Down Under in Adelaide, Australia.

"We have funding committed from 2011 through 2013. The capital is already there to help us set up the structure for our licence bid," said Bannan.

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