Mark Cavendish gets doused with urine during Tour de France

Tour de France competitor Mark Cavendish was reportedly doused with urine by a spectator during his Stage 11 time trial on Wednesday.Cavendish's team manager says the incident was believed to be in response to a crash that happened on Tuesday, when Cavendish collided with Tom Veelers near the finish line of Stage 10, as both riders tried to track down eventual stage winner Marcel...
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July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Cavendish doused with urine at Tour

A spectator reportedly threw urine at rider Mark Cavendish during Wednesday's time trials at the Tour de France. According to the BBC , the liquid was thrown at Cavendish from a bottle during Stage 11, and Cavendish "initially (thought) it was water before realising what it was from the taste." Cavendish has not commented on the incident, but Omega Pharma-Quickstep...
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July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Sky manager: Cavendish to stay in Tour after crash

Sky manager says Mark Cavendish will continue racing in the Tour de France after a serious crash during the fourth stage on Wednesday. Dave Brailsford says Cavendish's injuries are ''superficial'' and adds that world champion is expected to continue racing in the Tour. The British sprinter got involved in a crash along with several other riders less than 2 miles...
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July 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Cavendish To The Nines, Navardauskas Still Tops – 95th Giro d’Italia, Stage 5

The Boy Racer, Mark Cavendish (Sky Procycling), once again proved that he is the man of the sprints as he romped over his competition in the Stage 5 finale. Showing no ill effects from his brutal crash three days ago, Cavendish easily took the bunch sprint in front of Australian Matthew Goss (Orica-GreenEdge) and Italian Daniele Bennati (RadioShack-Nissan). Dressed in his World...
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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Cavendish hopes to capture Milan-San Remo again

Mark Cavendish is looking to make an early statement in this Olympic year with a victory in the Milan-San Remo classic Saturday. The British sprinter won the season's opening classic in 2009 and is again the man to beat in the 185-mile race concluding on the Italian Riviera. Cavendish can become the first rider to win in San Remo while wearing the rainbow-colored world champion...
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March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Cavendish blames 'error' for missing test

British cyclist Mark Cavendish blames a ''genuine'' administrative error for missing an out-of-competition drug test in April last year. The 26-year-old world road race champion was filming for BBC television in Sicily ahead of the Giro d'Italia when he was supposed to take the test. Cavendish released a statement Friday saying ''it was a simple, genuine...
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January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

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