Richie Porte to leave Sky ‘to become team leader’

Australian Richie Porte will leave Team Sky at end of 2015, with the possibility that he may join BMC Racing Team

Richie Porte at the Team Sky press conference the day before the start of the 2015 Tour de France

(Image credit: Watson)

Richie Porte, who helped Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome to their Tour de France titles, will leave team Sky at the end of the 2015 season. During the Tour yesterday, he explained that he wants more leadership opportunities.

The 30-year-old Australian did not say, but he is expected to join BMC Racing alongside Tejay van Garderen and Rohan Dennis.

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