Ben Swift sets sights on Tour de France after difficult start to season

Yorkshireman Ben Swift set to return to Tour de France this summer with new team UAE Team Emirates, after a six year absence from the race

Ben Swift of UAE Team Emirates (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Ben Swift is looking to make the most of any opportunities that come his way at the Tour de France this summer, as he prepares to return to the race for the first time in six years after moving from Team Sky to UAE Team Emirates.

The 29-year-old Yorkshireman spent seven years racing at Sky but found his chances increasingly limited in the squad the last few seasons, before transferring at the end of last year.

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