Brailsford steps away from cycling to concentrate on Manchester United

20 January 2024 04:43
Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s advisor to conduct audit of clubBrailsford no longer listed as cycling team principal Sir Dave Brailsford, the mastermind behind Team Sky and its Ineos-Grenadiers successor has stepped away from cycling to focus on his new role at Manchester United. As Ineos chairman Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s chief sporting adviser, Brailsford is to concentrate on an audit into the club Ratcliffe paid £1.25bn to buy a quarter share of and take control of sporting affairs.Brailsford, after his success as performance director of British Cycling, founded Team Sky in 2010, winning its first Tour de France in 2012, Bradley Wiggins taking the first of seven of eight editions until 2019 from four different riders, Chris Froome collecting four. The team collected five further Grand Tours under the Sky and Ineos banner that followed a rebrand in 2019. Continue readingread full article

Source: TheGuardian