Impressive performances by Tao Geoghegan Hart in the climbing event and Elia Viviani in the sprint event gave the team enough points to take the overall lead. Tour failure and the rainbow jersey[ edit ] Main article: Provisionally he Sky team 2 fallen to sixth place overall which would have given the yellow jersey to Adam Yateshowever race officials decided to give him and Porte the same time as Mollema, ensuring Froome would hold on to his first overall position.
Sky won Paris-Nice for the fifth time in sixth years courtesy of Sergio Henaowho won the race overall by just two seconds over Alberto Contador. Two members of the coaching staff, Bobby Julich and Steven de Jongh were released from their contracts under the policy.
Wiggins won the time trial by over 25 seconds from perennial opponent, Tony Martin. The victory was made more impressive as Stannard made the four-man selection with three Etixx—Quick-Step riders; Boonen, Terpstra and Vandenbergh. Sky also won the team classification for the first time in their history, leading from start to finish.
On stage 12 to PeyragudesFroome cracked within the final kilometer, ceding 22 seconds and the yellow jersey to Aru. The team have also signed Gabriel Rasch and on 1 October it was revealed that the team had also signed Joe Dombrowski and Ian Boswellfrom the Bontrager-Livestrong team, as neo-pros.
On stage 10 Porte lost 47 seconds,  docked two minutes fine for accepting outside intervention,  resulting in Porte dropping down to 12th on the general classification. He also became the 7th man to win the Tour overall without winning a stage, however he did amass ten top-ten finishes.
At the end of February Stannard scored the team second classic, taking a second successive victory at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad.
The team went into the Tour de France with what was without question an even stronger squad than the previous year. In the team time trial-style Chase event, they held on by one second over Team Sunweb to win the entire competition. On stage 15 to Le Puy-en-VelayFroome ran into mechanical trouble on the ascent of the Col de Peyra Taillade and was distanced by more than 40 seconds thanks to a brutal acceleration by the AG2R La Mondiale team, but with the help of his teammates he managed to make it back to the main group of GC contenders to keep his overall lead intact.
Throughout the season the team has endured repeated illnesses and injuries, Geraint Thomas pulled out of the Paris-Nice after crashing out on stage seven whilst leading the general classification.
He gained most of that time back on the stage 19 time trial to Calp with a dominant performance, but was unable to make up the difference in the penultimate stage, finishing second overall in the end by just 1: The team then participated in the inaugural Hammer Seriesa three-day event pitting teams against each other in various skills competitions.
Froome and Landa performed strongly in the Alpine stages to Serre Chevalier and Izoard helping Landa move into fourth overall.The official YouTube account for the Team Sky professional cycling team.
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