Team Sky launched in 2010 with the ambition of winning the Tour de France with a British rider within five years.
Bradley Wiggins has achieved it in three.
*2007. July 13 – On the 40th anniversary of the death of Tom Simpson, Britain's first Tour de France leader, and with Wiggins on a day-long solo break in his second Tour, British Cycling performance director Dave Brailsford reveals to a small group of British journalists his wish to create a Tour team.
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