Tour de France shorts: Chavanel and Pineau leave IAM Cycling

IAM Cycling's squad for the 2016 season is due for a shake up with the Swiss team announcing the departure of 35-year-old Sylvain Chavanel. The Frenchman joined the team at the start of 2014, winning five races including the GP Ouest France-Plouay, but with the team looking to focus on sprint success no contract renewal was forthcoming. Jérome Pineau, who joined the team from Quick Step with Chavanel in 2014, is also set to exit the team.

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