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Thomas: If I never win a race again, I will still be happy. Rumours have been rife that Froome wants to leave Team Sky after all the doping accusations associated with Team Sky and Britsh Cycling. Subscription offers. Saturday 14 December. Sign the petition. Mark Steel.