Knaven and Portal join Sky as directeurs sportifs

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Servais Knaven is to join Team Sky as a directeur sportif for 2011. The Dutchman will be joined in the role by Frenchman Nicolas Portal, who rode for the British team in 2010.

Knaven will be best remembered for his 2001 victory at Paris-Roubaix. During 17 seasons as a professional, Knaven finished Roubaix 16 times, also winning a stage of the Tour de France in 2003.

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