Cavendish: I don't know if I'd have been able to make it without Wiggins

Mark Cavendish has praised the support of Bradley Wiggins after he was named in the Great Britain track team for the Rio 2016 Olympics on Friday. The Manxman will compete in the Omnium in Brazil and will also serve as the reserve for the British team pursuit effort. Cavendish returned to the boards in earnest this past winter, and he claimed gold in the Madison with Wiggins at the...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavendish, Wiggins, Froome and Armitstead named in Great Britain Olympic team for Rio

The British Olympic Association has named the 26 riders selected for the 2016 Rio Olympics, with Mark Cavendish securing a place in the endurance track team alongside Bradley Wiggins, while Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas are named in the men’s road squad. World champion Lizzie Armitstead will be leading the women’s road race team and Laura Trott, Jason Kenny and Ed Clancy are...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mark Cavendish secures omnium selection for 2016 Olympic Games

According to a report in the British newspaper The Daily Mail, Mark Cavendish has secured his place on the British track team for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in the omnium, and as the fifth rider for the team pursuit. Bradley Wiggins, Ed Clancy, Steven Burke and Owain Doull will lead the squad in its bid for a third straight Olympic Gold medal. Cavendish made a successful return...
Via Cycling News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavendish heads up Dimension Data's Tour de France long-list

Dimension Data has named a 13-man long-list for its second Tour de France appearance, with Mark Cavendish adding star quality to a line-up that retains a strong African identity. The South African squad took five African riders to their debut Tour last year and six of the names on the 13-rider list for 2016 come from the continent. Among them is Daniel Teklehaimanot, who wore the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavendish wins stage, Alaphilippe wins Tour of California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Mark Cavendish won the final stage of the Tour of California in a sprint finish, and Julian Alaphilippe finished safely in the field to capture the overall title Sunday. The breakaway had 35 seconds on the flat, fast stage with about 2 miles left on the 86-mile route, but it was caught by a main field powered by Peter Sagan's Tinkoff team and Alexander...
Via Associated Press
May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Cavendish races to 3rd Tour of California stage victory

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) Britain's Mark Cavendish raced his third Tour of California stage victory and Latvia's Tom Skujins retained the overall lead Thursday in the rainy fifth stage. Cavendish, the Etixx-Quick Step rider who won the first two stages, powered to the front in the final 200 yards to win the 95.7-mile led from Santa Barbara to Santa Clarita in 3 hours, 51 minutes...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Cavendish Involved In Bad Crash At End Of Tour de France Stage 1

British cyclist Mark Cavendish dislocated his shoulder in the last hundred yards of Stage 1 of the Tour de France on Saturday through the English countryside. Cavendish, who was a favorite to take the yellow jacket in Stage 1, was forced to withdraw from the even all together after the injury. Marcel Kittel of Germany won the first-stage of […] The post Mark Cavendish Involved...
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July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

British cyclist Mark Cavendish painfully crashes at Tour de France (Video)

British cyclist Mark Cavendish took the brunt of a brutal crash during the final stretch of Saturday's Stage One of the Tour de France. Cavendish was leaning his head and left shoulder against Australian cyclist Simon Gerrans in an apparent attempt to clear some space for himself with just a few hundred yards remaining to reach the finish line. Unfortunately, the move completely...
Via Holdout Sports
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tour de France 2014: 10 compelling cyclists to root for

The 2014 Tour de France gets underway in less than 24 hours. By now even the casual fans are starting to pick-up on what looks to be a Chris Froome vs. Alberto Contador showdown, whereas in the sprints it seems to be a 3-way competition between Mark Cavendish, Peter Sagan, and Marcel Kittel. Over the course of the next three weeks we are destined to see the favorites shine, dark...
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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