Paris-Nice win is next step in Geraint Thomas's path to leading a Grand Tour team

Team Sky say Geraint Thomas is a step closer to leading a Grand Tour team after impressing with his Paris-Nice victory

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Geraint Thomas took the next and logical step towards leading at the Tour de France, says Team Sky sports director Dario Cioni.

Thomas won his first WorldTour stage race at Paris-Nice on Sunday ahead of Alberto Contador (Tinkoff) after a superb comeback on the descent of the Col d'Eze.

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