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Mark Cavendish to Return from Injury

Mark Cavendish (AP Photo/Gian Mattia D’Alberto) Click here for USN’s 2014 cycling schedule LONDON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Mark Cavendish will return to action in this month’s Tour de l’Ain stage race in eastern France having recovered from the shoulder injury he sustained in the Tour de France opening stage, his team said on Wednesday. […]

Cavendish to Have Surgery on Damaged Shoulder

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/FRED MONS/POOL (Reuters) – Britain’s Mark Cavendish needs shoulder surgery as a result of the opening-stage crash that ruled him out of the Tour de France, his Omega Pharma-Quick Step boss Patrick Lefevere said on Monday. The former world champion had hoped to win his 26th Tour stage in Harrogate on Saturday but was involved […]

Kittel wins first stage as Cavendish crashes

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JACKY NAEGELEN (Reuters) – German Marcel Kittel powered to victory in the opening stage of the Tour de France on Saturday while Britain’s Mark Cavendish crashed heavily in the final straight. Kittel, who also won the first stage last year, took the overall leader’s yellow jersey after easily outsprinting Slovakian Peter Sagan and Lithuanian Ramunas Navardauskas. […]

2013 Tour of Britain: Stage 8: Cavendish wins

Mark Cavendish of Omega does it again, launched by teammate Alessandro Petacchi to claim his third stage win of the Tour, ten Tour of Britain stages wins in all, in it’s tenth season.

2013 Tour of Britain: Stage 8: Cavendish interview

Mark Cavendish of Omega talks about his third stage win and the tour.

2013 Tour of Britain: Stage 7: Cavendish interview

Mark Cavendish of Omega talks about his 9th Tour of Britain stage win.

2013 Tour of Britain: Stage 7: Cavendish wins

Mark Cavendish of Omega gets his 9th career Tour stage win, his second stage win this year, holding off Elia Viviani of Cannondale. GC leader Bradley Wiggins of Sky slips down from 32 second lead to a 26 second lead, with only the final stage to go.

2013 Tour of Britain: Stage 4: Cavendish interview

Mark Cavendish talks about his stage win.

2013 Tour of Britain: Stage 4: Cavendish wins

As the 11 man break away finally crumbled, Mark Cavendish of Omega claimed his first win of the Tour of Britain race, taking Stage 4. Bradley Wiggins of Sky continues to maintain his GC lead by 37 seconds.

2013 Tour of Britain: Stage 3 TT: Mark Cavendish 10th

The man known as the fastest sprinter on earth, Mark Cavendish of Omega Pharma Quick Step, finished with an impressive time of 21:20. Cavendish now sits in the 25th spot in the overall standings, trailing GC leader Wiggins (Sky Pro Cycling) by 1:57.

Alberto Contador Makes Up Time On Leader Chris Froome; Mark Cavendish Wins Stage 13

(Reuters) – Alberto Contador made up lost time with a tactical masterstroke in Friday’s 13th stage of the Tour de France, showing he would not let an opportunity slip to topple overall leader Chris Froome. During a hectic 173-km ride from Tours that ended with Britain’s Mark Cavendish crossing the line first, Contador’s Saxo-Tinkoff team […]

Mark Cavendish Sprints To His 27th Career Stage Victory

By Julien Pretot MARSEILLE, France | Wed Jul 3, 2013 2:25pm EDT (Reuters) – Mark Cavendish’s love affair with the Tour de France continued as the Briton moved closer to the all-time stage-win record with a perfect sprint finish on Wednesday. The Omega Pharma-Quick Step rider was led out by his team mates in the […]

Cavendish Wins Successive Stages

CHERASCO, Italy, May 17 – A series of small but challenging climbs late on Friday’s stage of the 2012 Giro d’Italia could not stop Britain’s Mark Cavendish taking his fourth stage win and second in two days. Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali remained overall leader but it was sprinter Cavendish who stole the show again after compatriot […]

Cavendish Wins Stage 12, Wiggins Fades

(Reuters) – Britain’s Mark Cavendish racked up the 100th win of his career on stage 12 of the Giro d’Italia on Thursday but Bradley Wiggins’s hopes of overall victory were in tatters when he lost time on the main bunch. Tour de France champion Wiggins, who has been suffering from a chest infection, was dropped in the […]

Peerless Cavendish times it right again in Giro

Britain’s Mark Cavendish celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the sixth stage of the Giro d’Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race, from Mola di Bari to Margherita di Savoia, Thursday, May 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Gian Mattia D’Alberto) By Alasdair Fotheringham MARGHERITA DI SOVOIA, Italy, May 9 (Reuters) – Britain’s Mark Cavendish captured […]

Cavendish sees pink with awe-inspiring sprint in Giro

British standout Mark Cavendish celebrates as he wins the opening stage of the Giro d’Italia in a sprint in Naples, Italy, Saturday, May 4, 2013. Cavendish, who rides for the Omega Pharma-Quick Step team, finished in 2 hours, 58 minutes, 38 seconds on the circuit in downtown Naples, which featured a long, flat finishing straight. […]

2013 Three Days of De Panne: Stage 2: Cavendish wins

Another sprint finish as Mark Cavendish (OMEGA) gets the win, despite losing his lead out. Arnaud Demare (FDJ) claims the GC lead by two seconds.

2013 Three Days of De Panne: Stage 2: Cavendish interview

Mark Cavendish talks about his stage win and how the race is going so far.

Rare overall win for Britain’s Cavendish in Qatar

Mark Cavendish of Great Britain and Omega Pharma – Quick Step celebrates as he crosses the line to win stage six, and the overall clasification, of the 2013 Tour of Qatar from Sealine Beach Resort to Doha Corniche on February 8, 2013 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) By Gilles Le Roc’h DOHA, […]

Cavendish to leave Sky to join Omega Pharma

(L-R) Alberto Contador of Spain, Mark Cavendish and Bradley Wiggins of Britain ride during the Men’s Elite Road Race at the UCI Road World Championships in Valkenburg September 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool) By Julien Pretot PARIS, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Sprint ace Mark Cavendish is leaving Team Sky in order to fulfill his Tour de […]

Cavendish tunes up for worlds defense with win

Mark Cavendish of Great Britain celebrates winning the final stage of the Tour of Britain on September 16, 2012 in Guildford, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images) LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – World road race champion Mark Cavendish warmed up for the defense of his title by winning the final stage of the Tour of […]

Cavendish loses lead in Tour of Britain

The race leader Mark Cavendish of Sky Pro Cycling climbs Gun Hill in Staffordshire during Stage 5 of the Tour of Britain on September 13, 2012 in Staffordshire, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) LONDON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – World road race champion Mark Cavendish lost the overall lead of the Tour of Britain on […]

2012 Tour of Britain: Stage 4: Mark Cavendish takes GC lead

For the second day in a row, Mark Cavendish (Sky) claimed another stage win, and with his bonus time, he claimed the General Classification lead as well, by 6 seconds.

2012 Tour of Britain: Stage 3: Mark Cavendish finally gets win

For the third day in a row, it all came down to a sprint finish. This time, Mark Cavendish (Sky) grabbed the stage win, while Leigh Howard (Orica) claimed the GC lead. Both riders finished with the same time.

2012 Tour of Britain: Stage 1: Mark Cavendish Interview

Mark Cavendish talks about the crash from stage 1.

2012 Tour of Britain: Stage 1: Mark Cavendish crashes hard

Mark Cavendish (Sky Procycling) looked to be set up perfectly in the final kms of the race until he collided with another rider and went crashing to the ground.

Cavendish looking for amicable departure from Team Sky

Team Sky’s Mark Cavendish smiles before the start of the second stage of Tour of Denmark in Logstor, August 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Henning Bagger/Scanpix Denmark) LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Britain’s world road cycling champion Mark Cavendish wants an amicable end to his Team Sky contract less than a year after signing for Dave Brailsford’s outfit, […]

Cavendish probably has to leave Sky – Wiggins

Mark Cavendish (GBR) and Bradley Wiggins (GBR) lead during the rest day of the 2012 Tour de France. (Frederic Mons/Presse Sports via US PRESSWIRE) LONDON, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Bradley Wiggins believes team mate Mark Cavendish has to leave Team Sky to advance his career, the Tour de France winner and Olympic time trial champion […]

Cavendish wins stage as Wiggins closes in on glory

Sky Procycling rider Mark Cavendish of Britain holds up his arms as he wins the 18th stage of the 99th Tour de France cycling race between Blagnac and Brive-La-Gaillarde, July 20, 2012. (REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier) By Gilles Le Roc’h BRIVE LA GAILLARDE, France, July 20 (Reuters) – Frustrated since his victory in the second stage more […]

Greipel takes Tour stage as Cavendish crashes

Andre Greipel of Germany clenches his fist as he crosses the finish line ahead of Alessandro Petacchi of Italy, right, to win the fourth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 214.5 kilometers (133.3 miles) with start in Abbeville and finish in Rouen, France, Wednesday July 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong) By Gilles […]

Cavendish goes it alone for 21st win

Mark Cavendish of Britain, right with yellow helmet, crosses the finish line ahead of Andre Greipel of Germany, left, and Matthew Harley Gross of Australia, right, to win the second stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 207.5 kilometers (129 miles) with start in Vise and finish in Tournai, Belgium, Monday July 2, […]

Guardini inflicts surprise defeat on Cavendish

Farnese Vini-Selle Italia’s Andrea Guardini of Italy celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 149-km Stage 18 of the Giro d’Italia from San Vito di Cadore to Vedelago, May 24, 2012. (REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo) By Alasdair Fotheringham VEDELAGO, Italy , May 24 (Reuters) – Up-and-coming Italian Andrea Guardini inflicted a surprise defeat on […]

Cavendish plans to head for mountains after stage win

Team Sky rider Mark Cavendish (2nd R) of Britain sprints to win the 121-km 13th stage from Savona to Cervere of the Giro d’Italia May 18, 2012. (REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo) By Alasdair Fotheringham CERVERE, Italy, May 18 (Reuters) – British world champion Mark Cavendish won his third bunch sprint of this year’s Giro d’Italia and the […]

Cavendish enjoys family celebration for Giro stage win

Team Sky rider Mark Cavendish of Britain holds his daughter Delilah Grace as he celebrates on the podium after winning the 209 km (130 mile) fifth stage from Modena to Fano of the Giro d’Italia, May 10, 2012. (REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo) By Alasdair Fotheringham FANO, Italy, May 10 (Reuters) – World champion Mark Cavendish celebrated the […]

Cavendish celebrates earliest win in a Grand Tour

Team Sky rider Mark Cavendish of Britain smiles at the start of the 206km (128 miles) second stage of the Giro d’Italia in Herning, Denmark, May 6, 2012. Cavendish won the stage while Taylor Phinney of the U.S. retained the leader’s pink jersey. The 95th Giro d’Italia started in Herning Denmark, and will finish in […]

2011 Road Cycling Worlds: Cavendish wins men’s RR

Watch as Great Britain’s Mark Cavendish wins the elite men’s road race at the 2011 Road Cycling Worlds in Copenhagen.

Dylan van Baarle Wins 2014 Tour of Britain

LONDON, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Dutchman Dylan van Baarle won the Tour of Britain title after a trouble-free final stage through the streets of London on Sunday. The 22-year-old Van Baarle took a 10-second advantage over Poland’s Michal Kwiatkowski into the final 88.8km circuit race after the earlier time trial. Garmin-Sharp rider Van Baarle, who […]

Contador sits out ‘unsuitable’ world championships

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JACKY NAEGELEN (Reuters) – Tour of Spain overall leader Alberto Contador will sit out this month’s world championships because the route does not suit him, the Spaniard said on Tuesday. “The route does not suit me so I prefer to give my spot to another rider,” Contador told reporters on the last rest day […]

Universal Sports Exclusive: In-Depth Interview with Former Pro Cyclist George Hincapie

“It’s crazy how easy it was…I was convinced that [doping] was the only way to continue on doing what I was doing.” – George Hincapie  Universal Sports Exclusive: In-Depth Interview with Former Pro Cyclist George Hincapie to Air this Friday, August 22, at 8 PM ET George Hincapie Was the “Loyal Lieutenant” Who Helped Lance […]

Defending Champion Chris Froome Abandons Tour de France After Crash

Chris Froome (Reuters/Joseba Etxaburu) (Reuters) – Chris Froome’s attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race on Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five. On a miserable, rain-sodden day in northern France, the Briton appeared in great pain after falling for […]

2014 World Ports Classic: Netherlands: Stage 2: Antwerp – Rotterdam – Antwerp

The World Ports Classic is a two-day cycling race between the big harbors of Rotterdam and Antwerp and back. This cycle race is part of the UCI World Tour and therefore the best riders of the world participate in this event with big names like André Greipel, Mark Cavendish and Marcel Kittel.

2014 World Ports Classic: Netherlands: Stage 1: Rotterdam – Antwerp

The World Ports Classic is a two-day cycling race between the big harbors of Rotterdam and Antwerp and back. This cycle race is part of the UCI World Tour and therefore the best riders of the world participate in this event with big names like André Greipel, Mark Cavendish and Marcel Kittel.

2014 Tour of Dubai: Stage 1

10.1km stage 1 time trial, in the first ever Tour of Dubai Taylor Phinney (BMC) gets the win followed by his teammate Steven Cummings, favs like Tony Martin and Mark Cavendish failed to get on the podium.

Universal Sports Reviews: Tour of Britain

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski go over Bradley Wiggins’ Tour win, and Mark Cavendish’s three stage wins, and get viewers ready of the Road Cycling World Championships next week.

2013 Tour of Britain: Stage 1: Elia Viviani wins

Elia Viviani (Cannondale) won today’s race in a full field field sprint, giving him the GC lead over 2nd place Petacchi (Omega Pharma-Quickstep. Race favorite Mark Cavendish looked to make his move in the final 100m but found himself too far back.

Chris Froome Wins 2013 Tour de France

By Julien Pretot PARIS | Sun Jul 21, 2013 (Reuters) – Chris Froome won the 100th edition of the Tour de France on Sunday to become the second British champion in successive years. Froome was untroubled on the 21st and final stage of the three-week race, a 133.5-km ride from Versailles to Paris and an […]

Nario Quintana Wins Stage 20; Froome Set To Ride Into Paris The Winner

By Julien Pretot SEMNOZ, France (Reuters) – As he was fighting gravity in the final climb of the Tour de France, Chris Froome lost focus and that was the moment the Briton realised he had his maiden grand Tour title virtually sewn up. Colombia’s Nairo Quintana was about to ride away to victory in the […]

Matteo Trentin Wins First Professional Stage; Chris Froome Retains The Yellow Jersey

By Julien Pretot LYON, France (Reuters) – Italy’s Matteo Trentin snatched his first professional victory and gave the Omega Pharma-Quick Step team their fourth Tour de France win this year when he claimed the 14th stage at the end of a long-range breakaway on Saturday. Trentin outsprinted breakaway companions Michael Albasini of Switzerland and American […]

Marcel Kittel Wins Stage 12 Of Tour de France; Chris Froome Retains Yellow Jersey

By Julien Pretot TOURS, France | Thu Jul 11, 2013 6:22pm BST (Reuters) – German Marcel Kittel claimed his third victory on this year’s Tour de France when he pipped Mark Cavendish on the line to take the 12th stage on Thursday. Kittel, who won the first and 10th stages, stayed behind the Briton’s wheel […]

Marcel Kittel Wins His Second Stage; Chris Froome Retains Yellow Jersey

(Reuters) – Marcel Kittel won his second stage of the 2013 Tour de France on Tuesday, beating fellow German Andre Greipel in a sprint to the finish line. Briton Mark Cavendish came in third after bumping shoulders with Kittel’s Argos-Shimano team mate Tom Veelers of the Netherlands, sending him crashing to the ground just before […]

Peter Sagan Wins Stage Seven; Impey Retains Yellow Jersey

By Julien Pretot ALBI, France | Fri Jul 5, 2013 5:53pm BST (Reuters) – Peter Sagan thrashed his rivals in the fight for the green jersey when he won the seventh stage of the Tour de France after a fine tactical move by his Cannondale team on Friday. Sagan outsprinted German John Degenkolb and Italian […]

German Andre Greipel Wins Stage Six While Daryl Impey Takes Overall Lead

By Julien Pretot MONTPELLIER, France | Thu Jul 4, 2013 9:55pm IST (Reuters) – Germany’s Andre Greipel timed his final burst to perfection when he won a mass sprint to take the sixth stage of the Tour de France on Thursday. Greipel, of the Lotto team, beat Slovakian Peter Sagan and fellow German Marcel Kittel […]

Australian Team Wins Time Trial While Simon Gerrans Takes Overall Lead

By Julien Pretot NICE, France (Reuters) – Orica-GreenEdge’s remarkable start to the Tour de France continued when Simon Gerrans snatched the yellow jersey after the Australian outfit won the team time trial on Tuesday. The man the Australian had to particularly thank was not one of his team mates but the man who handed him […]

Quiet Day Two At Tour de France; Jan Bakelants Wins First Stage Of His Career

By Julien Pretot AJACCIO, France | Sun Jun 30, 2013 12:15pm EDT (Reuters) – Belgian Jan Bakelants, a last-minute inclusion in the RadioShack-Leopard Tour de France roster, rode his luck to win the second stage by one second and take the overall leader’s yellow jersey on Sunday. Bakelants powered away from a six-man late breakaway […]

 
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