Who are Sir Jim Ratcliffe and Ineos, Team Sky's new sponsors?

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Ineos CEO Jim Ratcliffe (DIRK WAEM/AFP/Getty Images)

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Team Sky's sponsorship search is over, with Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe taking on the squad from 2020 onwards.

The £34 million a year operation already has the biggest annual budget in the peloton, but it's believed that Ratcliffe's support will further line its pockets.

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