- The Frenchman, 40, died at home in Andorra
- Portal suffered cardiac arrhythmia during career
Chris Froome has led the tributes to Nicolas Portal after the sporting director at Team Ineos died on Tuesrday aged just 40.
The Frenchman, a former cyclist who rode for Team Sky at the end of his career before remaining with the team after retiring in 2011, was part of the backroom team which has helped Froome win all four of his Tour de France titles.
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