Sean Yates dismisses claims that 2016 Tour de France was 'boring'

'When you’ve got the big leader and a strong team then things normally fall into place' says former Tour de France rider and Tinkoff sports director Sean Yates

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Tinkoff sports director Sean Yates has rubbished conjecture that this year’s Tour de France was boring due to his former team Sky’s dominance that has all but delivered its leader Chris Froome to a career third title ahead of a procession to Paris today.

Yates was instrumental in Sky’s first Tour victory in 2012 with Bradley Wiggins so is familiar with the inner workings of the squad creating an ‘era’ with its four Tour de France victories in five years.

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