Mark Cavendish Dislocates Collarbone As Kittel Wins

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by Barnaby CHESTERMAN HARROGATE, United Kingdom, July 05, 2014 (AFP) - British sprint king Mark Cavendish dislocated his collarbone in a crash as German Marcel Kittel won the opening stage of the Tour de France in Harrogate on Saturday. Cavendish, 29, had been aiming to win the 190.5km stage from Leeds to the town where his mother was born but his hopes came crashing down as he … [Read more...]

Update On Dan Martin and Koldo Fernandez

Dan Martin and Koldo Fernandez had surgery on Monday to repair the broken collarbones they each suffered during the Giro TTT. Both are currently recovering at home. It is too early for the team to make any decisions on their race programs. The health of our athletes is our top priority and right now we are focused on their recovery. QUOTE FROM DAN MARTIN: Now that the dust has settled on my … [Read more...]

Nikolas Maes Broke His Collarbone During Training In Spain

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Following a fall during today’s training session in Calpe (Spain), Nikolas Maes has suffered a fracture to his left collarbone. “It all happened in a fraction of a second,” explains the unfortunate Belgian rider. “I was pedaling in the group with Boonen and Cavendish when suddenly my chain jumped the rails and I ended up on the ground. Right away I could tell something was wrong with … [Read more...]

Olympic Goal Unchanged, Vows Injured Cancellara

BASEL, Switzerland, April 3, 2012 (AFP) - Swiss champion Fabian Cancellara said Tuesday that his build-up to the London Olympics would continue unchanged despite having undergone surgery for a four-part fracture of his right collarbone. The Olympic time-trial champion sustained the injury in a fall during last weekend's Tour of Flanders classic, which was won by Belgium's Tom Boonen … [Read more...]

Fran Pérez breaks collarbone

Spaniard crashes on Eneco Tour's stage 1 finale, joins Plaza as non-finisher in the first road race of the Benelux event The race of misfortune for Movistar Team in the 2011 season seems not to have an end. The turn was today for Fran Pérez, forced to withdraw the 7th edition of the Eneco Tour as a result of the crash he got into with 40 kilometers from the finish of the first road stage in … [Read more...]

Liquigas Confirm Broken Collarbone For Salerno In Switzerland

HUTTWIL, Switzerland, June 14, 2011 (AFP) - Italian Christiano Salerno will be sidelined for several weeks after breaking his collarbone following a crash on the third stage of the Tour of Switzerland, his Liquigas team said Tuesday. Salerno crashed Monday on the descent of the Grosse Scheidegg, the second of two climbs on a 107km stage whose summit sits 10km above Grindelwald in the shadow … [Read more...]

Salerno Likely Suffers Broken Collarbone In Switzerland Tour

GRINDELWALD, Switzerland, June 13, 2011 (AFP) - Italian Christiano Salerno suffered a suspected broken collarbone following a crash on the third stage of the Tour of Switzerland, organizers said Monday. Salerno, of Liquigas, crashed on the descent of the Grosse Scheidegg, the second of two climbs on the 106km stage whose summit sits 10km above Grindelwald in the shadow of the Eiger … [Read more...]

Xavier Tondo Breaks Collarbone

05-Aug-2010 - Ustron: Cervélo TestTeam rider Xavier Tondo (ESP) suffered a broken collarbone after a crash in the fourth stage of the Tour of Poland “Xavier suffered a break of his right collarbone,” said Andreas Goesele, Medical Officer of Cervélo TestTeam. “We will not perform surgery; he will recover completely without it. This way he can start training again in a reasonably short … [Read more...]

Frank Schleck Returns For Luxembourg Criterium

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LUXEMBOURG - Frank Schleck, the older brother of Tour de France runner-up Andy Schleck, confirmed Tuesday that he will return to competition at this week's Luxembourg Criterium. Schleck was forced out of the Tour de France after breaking his collarbone on the third stage, a fall which he believes also prevented his brother from taking the title from Alberto Contador. Luxemburger Andy … [Read more...]

Schleck Breaks Collarbone In Three Places

ARENBERG, France - Luxembourg's Frank Schleck broke his collarbone in three places, his Saxo Bank team said Tuesday after the Tour de France hopeful crashed out of the race on the chaotic third stage. Schleck hit the ground on the fourth, and one of the most difficult, of seven cobblestone sectors on the finale of the 213km race from Wanze in Brussels to here. His brother Andy, last … [Read more...]