MARK CAVENDISH RUMORS

Cavendish pulls out of Tour de France

BERN, Switzerland (AP) British sprinter Mark Cavendish has withdrawn from the Tour de France in a bid to improve his medal chances at next month's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Team Dimension Data made the announcement Tuesday on the race's second and final rest day, with five stages remaining. Cavendish has won four stages on this year's Tour and is preparing to race on the track...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cavendish leaves Tour de France to focus on Olympic Games

Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) has quit the Tour de France, leaving the race on the second rest day. He has enjoyed a successful campaign at the Grand Tour with four stage victories and a stint in the yellow jersey. There had been rumours that Cavendish would not go all the way to Paris as he looks to prepare for the Olympic Games in Rio next month. Cavendish will be riding the...
Via Cycling News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tour de France: Cavendish's team films him climbing as evidence against 'holding onto car' accusations

Mark Cavendish’s Dimension Data directeur sportif Roger Hammond has been taking video footage of the sprinter on some of the climbs at this year’s Tour de France. Hammond hopes that, by capturing the footage, he can combat any accusations that Cavendish has been holding onto cars to help him make it through the mountains. Hammond has not been filming Cavendish on all climbs...
Via Cycling News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tour de France: Track gives Cavendish the 'patience' and 'nous' to exert dominance of old

Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) just can't stop winning. Sound familiar? If any confirmation was still required, the Manxman proved he is once again the force of old as he won his fourth stage at this Tour de France – his greatest haul since he was riding in a HTC jersey and flanked by that famous lead-out train. Between 2008 and 2011, Cavendish won four, six, five, and five Tour...
Via Cycling News
7 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavendish secures 4th victory in this year's Tour de France

VILLARS-LES-DOMBES, France (AP) Mark Cavendish sprinted to his fourth victory in this year's Tour de France in the 14th stage Saturday. Finishing in the main pack, Chris Froome had little trouble holding onto the yellow jersey. It was Cavendish's 30th career win in the Tour, putting him within four of Eddy Merckx's record. The British sprinter held up four fingers after crossing...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cavendish aims for his 4th victory in this year’s Tour de France

MONTPELLIER, France — Mark Cavendish is aiming for his fourth victory in this year’s Tour de France as the mostly flat Stage 11 gets underway. Chris Froome is wearing the yellow jersey of overall leader for the third consecutive day. With 29 career stage wins in the Tour, Cavendish sits second on the all-time list, five behind Eddy Merckx’s record of 34 and one ahead of Bernard...
Via The Denver Post
11 days ago

Cavendish aims for his 4th victory in this year's Tour

MONTPELLIER, France (AP) Mark Cavendish is aiming for his fourth victory in this year's Tour de France as the mostly flat Stage 11 gets underway. Chris Froome is wearing the yellow jersey of overall leader for the third consecutive day. With 29 career stage wins in the Tour, Cavendish sits second on the all-time list, five behind Eddy Merckx's record of 34 and one ahead of Bernard...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tour de France: Cavendish searching for another Montpellier win

Mark Cavendish will be hunting for his third Tour de France stage win in Montpellier on stage 11, with at least two bunch sprints left for him to target in the race. The British rider has already won three stages so far in this Tour – 29 in total in his career – and his Dimension Data team director Rolf Aldag believes that his performances in this year’s race are up there...
Via Cycling News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cavendish wins Tour Stage 6 of Tour de France in mass sprint in Montauban

MONTAUBAN, France – Mark Cavendish started the Tour de France fearing that his training on the track for the Olympic Games would affect his chances of stage wins at cycling’s biggest race. After the sprinter from the Isle of Man posted a third...
Via The OC Register
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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