Ian Stannard commits future to Team Sky with new three-year deal

Classics specialists re-signs until 2020

Ian Stannard at the 2017 Tour of Flanders

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Ian Stannard will stay at Team Sky until at least 2020 after signing a new three-year contract with the British team.

Stannard, who is currently racing the Vuelta a España, has ridden for Team Sky since its inception in 2010, but has endured a difficult 2017 season, failing to pick up any top 10s in the Classics then missing out on selection for the Tour de France.

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