Team Sky seeking win on final stage to complete successful Tour Down Under

The British squad just needs a stage win to complete all its objectives at the season opening race

Photo: Graham Watson

Team Sky has one more opportunity to secure the stage victory it seeks in what has otherwise been deemed a successful campaign at the Tour Down Under.

Sports director Kurt Asle Arvesen had to clear his throat after the queen stage today in which Sergio Henao was not quite able to match winner Richie Porte’s acceleration in an uphill dual for line honours.

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Sophie Smith is an Australian journalist, broadcaster and author of Pain & Privilege: Inside Le Tour. She follows the WorldTour circuit, working for British, Australian and US press, and has covered 10 Tours de France.