Geraint Thomas: I guess the team are working for me now

It took 17 stages and more than 2,000 kilometres of racing, but on the toughest climb of the race, we finally saw definitive proof as to who Team Sky's leader is at this year's Tour de France. With three kilometres remaining to the summit of the Col du Portet, Geraint Thomas, in yellow, responded to an attack from LottoNL's Primoz Roglic. It took a few seconds for the cameras to pan back, but as they did we saw the first glimpses of Chris Froome slipping backwards.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.