Mark Cavendish To Miss The Road World Championships

LONDON, Sept 04, 2014 (AFP) - Sprint specialist Mark Cavendish was omitted from the squad announced by Great Britain on Thursday for the UCI Road World Championships in Spain later this month. Cavendish, the 2011 world champion, had to undergo shoulder surgery after crashing on the opening stage of this year's Tour de France in the northern English town of Harrogate. The eight-man … [Read more...]

Mark Cavendish Has Plans To Race In August

OPQS has officially announced Mark Cavendish’s schedule for the next several weeks. Cavendish will ride in the Tour du Poitou Charentes (26th-29th August) followed by the Tour of Britain (7th-14th September). “Mark has proven that he’s worked very hard since his crash at the Tour de France,” explains Rolf Aldag. “Just six weeks after his injury, he took part in the Tour de l’Ain and … [Read more...]

Mark Cavendish Eager To Get Back To Racing

by Barnaby CHESTERMAN CARCASSONNE, France, July 21, 2014 (AFP) - Sprint ace Mark Cavendish vowed Monday to return to action before the end of the season to repay the faith his OMQS team has shown in him. The 29-year-old crashed out of the opening stage of the Tour de France two weeks ago in his mother's home town of Harrogate, northern England, suffering a separated shoulder. … [Read more...]

Mark Cavendish Out For At Least Six Weeks

Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team rider Mark Cavendish underwent further examinations after his crash during the first stage of the Tour de France last Saturday. The results underlined the need for surgery after it was confirmed that all ligaments around the AC-joint were ruptured and the shoulder separated. The surgery to stabilize the AC joint will take place on Wednesday 9th of … [Read more...]

Cavendish Motivates Kwiatkowski To Podium Finish

by Barnaby CHESTERMAN SHEFFIELD, United Kingdom, July 07, 2014 (AFP) - Rising star Michal Kwiatkowski revealed he had been motivated by injured teammate Mark Cavendish before finishing third on the second stage of the Tour de France. The 24-year-old Polish time-trial champion has been in fine form this year, winning the Tour of the Algarve in February and securing top five … [Read more...]

Mark Cavendish Devastated By Tour de France Pull Out

by Barnaby CHESTERMAN YORK, United Kingdom, July 06, 2014 (AFP) - British former world champion Mark Cavendish was devastated after being forced to pull out of the Tour de France with a separated collarbone, he said on Sunday. The 29-year-old sprinter suffered the injury when he fell heavily in a high-speed crash after colliding with Australian Simon Gerrans close to … [Read more...]

Mark Cavendish Dislocates Collarbone As Kittel Wins

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...]

Mark Cavendish Looks To Do Better In Yorkshire

LEEDS, United Kingdom, July 03, 2014 (AFP) - Yorkshire will outdo London as a Tour de France departure venue when the world's greatest cycle race begins in Leeds on Saturday, sprint king Mark Cavendish said on Thursday. The former world champion is hoping to win the opening stage which ends in Harrowgate, where his mother was born, and pull on the yellow jersey for the first time. … [Read more...]

Mark Cavendish Will Not Participate in British Championships

26-Jun-2014: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team communicates that Mark Cavendish will not take the start at the British National Road Championship on Sunday. The current British Champion is busy with a bout of bronchitis that began during the last stages of the Tour de Suisse. As a precautional measure, Mark will not participate on Sunday and will continue training in Italy prior to the … [Read more...]

Cavendish Sprints To Tour de Suisse Victory

OSSINGEN, Switzerland, June 17, 2014 - Mark Cavendish stormed to victory as stage four of the Tour of Switzerland came down to a bunch sprint finish on Tuesday while Germany's Tony Martin retained the overall leader's yellow jersey. Cavendish's powerful kick in the closing stages of the 160km ride from Heiden to Ossingen enabled the Briton to hold off Spain's Juan Jose Lobato … [Read more...]