'Clear leaders' make Team Sky squad stronger for the Classics, says Dave Brailsford

The Sky team principal says that there is less confusion about each team member's role for the Spring Classics, making the squad stronger as a whole

Team Sky's boss Dave Brailsford says that the team is beginning the big Classics more streamlined and with clearer roles. This Sunday, Geraint Thomas will lead the team together with Michal Kwiatkowski in the Tour of Flanders

Brailsford showed a broad smile Sunday morning at the start of Ghent-Wevelgem, and he had reason to.

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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.