Nicolas Portal, Team Ineos sporting director, dies of heart attack

03 March 2020 07:44
The Frenchman, 40, died at home in AndorraPortal suffered cardiac arrhythmia during careerNicolas Portal, the sporting director at cycling’s Team Ineos, has died, his team said in a statement on Tuesday. Portal, a former cyclist who rode for Team Sky at the end of his career before remaining with the team after retiring in 2011, was 40.“It is with the greatest sadness that we announce the passing of our much loved team mate, colleague and friend Nico Portal who died suddenly this afternoon at his home in Andorra,” the team said. Related: Bikes and bruises: 2020 Track Cycling World Championships – in pictures Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian