Sean Yates, Sky, Tour de France 2011 press conference

Sean Yates has retired from Team Sky in the wake of the team's internal interviews following the Lance Armstrong USADA doping case. The team confirmed his retirement on Sunday.  

"Sean joined us in our first year and has been with us for three tough but rewarding seasons," Sky team principal David Brailsford said in a press release. "After a long career in professional cycling, he has told us that he wants to move on, for purely personal reasons."

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