Cavendish confident he is still the best sprinter in the world

Mark Cavendish had fallen into a habit of finishing second in recent times but was happy to be back to his sprinting best on stage 2 of the Abu Dhabi Tour on Friday. The Manxman came off Elia Viviani's wheel at the right moment and had the speed and power to beat the Italian, taking the race leader's red jersey as an extra bonus. Cavendish is the official race ambassador for the...
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Viviani sportingly accepts defeat by Cavendish at the Abu Dhabi Tour

Elia Viviani tried everything he could to hold off Mark Cavendish in the sprint at the end of the second stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour but could only sportingly accept defeat. The Italian had an excellent lead out from his Team Sky teammates going into the final corner at 300 metres to go but he knew that Cavendish was on his wheel. He produced a gradual effort, winding up the speed...
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Latham enjoys his friendly clash with Cavendish at the Abu Dhabi Tour

Young British rider Chris Latham (WIGGINS) mixed it with the big-name sprinters at the Abu Dhabi Tour on the opening day, finishing fifth after making a late charge for the finish line from behind Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data). Cavendish was slightly irritated that Team Wiggins had refused to help chase the breakaway during the stage but then placed riders at the head of the peloton...
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Cavendish believes cycling is clean in wake of TUE controversy

Speaking from the Abu Dhabi Tour press event, Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) told Reuters in a video interview that he believes cycling is clean in the wake of the current controversy surrounding Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs), medical exemptions for the use of banned substances granted to athletes during the competitive season. According to the Reuters report, top cyclists...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

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