Rogers: I'm sure Cavendish will be back to his best soon

Former professional Michael Rogers believes that Dimension Data's Mark Cavendish can recover from a recent bout of the Epstein-Barr Virus and return to his best form. Rogers, who rode with Cavendish for several years at HTC-Highroad, was diagnosed with the condition on three separate occasions during his long career but returned to full health on each occasion. "I'm sure that Mark...
Via Cycling News
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cavendish missing the Tour de France would be horrific, says team boss

Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) faces an uphill battle to be ready for the Tour de France as he looks to recover from the Epstein-Barr virus. The sprinter has roughly 10 weeks until the Grand Depart in Germany, and while his team are doing everything possible to support him, including drawing up a number of race programmes, they can only hope that they caught the diagnosis early...
Via Cycling News
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cavendish diagnosed with Epstein-Barr Virus

Mark Cavendish has been diagnosed with Epstein-Barr Virus – commonly known as Glandular Fever or Mononucleosis - and will need time out to make a gradual return to training and fitness. The virus was identified during a quarterly UCI blood test. Cavendish missed the entire cobbled Classics season and has not raced since Milan-San Remo after picking up what his Dimension Data...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Kittel swerves out of the way and Cavendish gets win No. 4

VILLARS-LES-DOMBES, France (AP) Mark Cavendish approached the finish line with so much speed that German rival Marcel Kittel had to swerve out of the way. The ''Manx Missile'' easily sprinted to his fourth stage victory in the Tour de France on Saturday. Finishing in the main pack during the 14th stage, Chris Froome had little trouble holding onto the yellow jersey. It was Cavendish...
Via Associated Press
July 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Cavendish wins 3rd stage of Tour de France in photo finish

ANGERS, France (AP) Mark Cavendish showed off his sprinting experience by edging German rival Andre Greipel in a photo finish to win the third stage of the Tour de France on Monday. World champion Peter Sagan held on to the yellow jersey he claimed a day earlier. It was Cavendish's second victory in this Tour and 28th overall, matching Bernard Hinault for second on the all-time...
Via Associated Press
July 04, 2016  |  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 left frustrated after late crash interrupts sprint at Dubai Tour

It has been suggested that Mark Cavendish is not as hungry for success as he once was but his anger and frustration after missing out in the stage 2 sprint at the Dubai Tour showed otherwise. The crash coming out of the tunnel with just over a kilometre to go disrupted the peloton and derailed several leadout trains, including those of Etixx-QuickStep and Cavendish’s Dimension...
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February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

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