Geraint Thomas: 'It's been an incredible nine years. We want to go out on a high'

Thomas says he is confident the team will secure a backer beyond 2020

Geraint Thomas at the 2018 Liège-Bastogne-Liège (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas wants "to go out on a high" with Sky, which announced it will cease sponsorship of the team after 2019.

Sky helped fund Great Britain's first top team. Thomas joined in its debut year 2010 and called it "an incredible nine years."

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.