Team Sky pulls out of Vuelta a Espana

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Team Sky has pulled out of the Vuelta a Espana following the death of their team soigneur Txema Gonzalez on Friday.

The team made the announcement early Saturday morning in a press release on its website. Although they will not be racing, Sky's riders will attend the minute's silence in Gonzalez's honour at the start of the Saturday's stage in Villena.

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