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British Cycling Performance Director Dave Brailsford has told Cycling Weekly that proposals for a British ProTour team have been brought forward to the start of 2009 ? and that potential sponsors are already being sounded out.

?If our plans evolve the way we want them to, we?ll have more and more British riders in ProTour teams.? Brailsford said to CW at the start of stage one of the Tour de France. ?And the obvious thing for us to do would be to develop a squad in which we have total control.?

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