Team Sky fails to capitalise on numerical advantage in Stoke

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Despite putting all six of their riders in the 27-strong leading group, Team Sky couldn't capitalise and take the stage win in Stoke-on-Trent this afternoon on stage three of the Tour of Britain.

Geraint Thomas and Steve Cummings had led the group with two hundred metres to go, but they finished third and fourth as Rabobank pair Lars Boom and Michael Matthew ambushed them with 200 metres to go before the crucial final corner.

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