Geraint Thomas's victory at the Critérium du Dauphiné moves him into the second spot on Sky's Tour de France lineup.
Adam Yates won the final stage of the 2018 Critérium du Dauphiné while Geraint Thomas took overall victory.
Pello Bilbao (Astana) rode away from his breakaway companions to win the sixth stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné.
Geraint Thomas could become Team Sky's leader at the Tour de France if Chris Froome is banned.
Geraint Thomas clocks the fastest time in Friday's time trial around Lagoa, Portugal, extending overall lead at Volta ao Algarve.
Michal Kwiatkowski wins uphill finish on stage 2 of Volta ao Algarve. Sky teammate Geraint Thomas takes overall lead.
Stage 9 of the French grand tour will feature more than 21km of pave borrowed from the Paris-Roubaix route.
With the 2018 WorldTour opener a little more than a month away, riders' grand tour plans for next season are starting to trickle out.
Geraint Thomas was sitting in a Sky team car, his shoulder wrapped in gauze, wondering if his 2017 season is cursed.
Chris Froome's Tour de France hopes took a blow on Sunday as chief lieutenant Geraint Thomas crashed out.