FDJ secure sponsorship for a further two years

French national lottery to continue sponsorship after almost two decades with the team

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

FDJ have secured sponsorship for a further two years through to 2018 from their long-term backers of the same name.

The French national lottery, Française des Jeux have supported the team for almost 20 years, having began life with the squad in 1997.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

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