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#Mark Cavendish

# mark-cavendish - Monday 6 April, 2020

Cycling ace Cavendish opens up about battle with depression
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

Cycling ace Cavendish opens up about battle with depression

Apr 6th 2020, 12:09 PM 4,129 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old is just four stage wins shy of equalling Belgian legend Eddie Mercx’s record of 34 stage victories in the Tour de France.

# mark-cavendish - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Injuries catch up with Cavendish as he's dropped for Tour de France
# Cut
# Cut

Injuries catch up with Cavendish as he's dropped for Tour de France

Jul 2nd 2019, 12:16 PM 4,861 Views 13 Comments

The 34-year-old will miss the Tour for the first time since 2006.

# mark-cavendish - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Sam Bennett extends his lead at Tour of Turkey
# Fast Start
# Fast Start

Sam Bennett extends his lead at Tour of Turkey

Apr 18th 2019, 6:55 PM 3,616 Views 1 Comment

The Irish rider finished second in today’s third stage to Edremit.

# mark-cavendish - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Cavendish calls for 'vile' social media abuse to stop
# Cav
# Cav

Cavendish calls for 'vile' social media abuse to stop

Jul 6th 2017, 10:47 AM 8,536 Views 5 Comments

The Manx Missile crashed out of the Tour earlier this week.

# mark-cavendish - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Nasty crash puts Cavendish out of Tour de France with broken shoulder
# Manx Missile
# Manx Missile

Nasty crash puts Cavendish out of Tour de France with broken shoulder

Jul 5th 2017, 8:38 AM 5,463 Views 10 Comments

The record chasing sprinter was sent into the barriers by the now-disqualified Peter Sagan.

# mark-cavendish - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Tearful Kittel wins 10th Tour de France stage, Froome suffers scare
# Triumph
# Triumph

Tearful Kittel wins 10th Tour de France stage, Froome suffers scare

Jul 2nd 2017, 5:57 PM 4,930 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Dan Martin is 52nd overall after today’s event, while fellow Irish rider Nicholas Roche is placed in 111th.

# mark-cavendish - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

'I could sue you for that, do you know that?' Mark Cavendish lashes out at journalist's question
# Controversy
# Controversy

'I could sue you for that, do you know that?' Mark Cavendish lashes out at journalist's question

Aug 16th 2016, 1:09 PM 21,051 Views 16 Comments

The cyclist claimed an Olympic silver medal last night but caused a collision that resulted in a South Korean athlete being rushed to hospital.

# mark-cavendish - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Classy Cavendish claims 30th Tour stage win with superb sprint finish
# Milestone
# Milestone

Classy Cavendish claims 30th Tour stage win with superb sprint finish

Jul 16th 2016, 5:26 PM 5,557 Views 9 Comments

There were no changes in the general classification as Chris Froome and his main rivals finished safely in the peloton.

# mark-cavendish - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Ireland's Dan Martin finishes second in Tour de France's 8th stage
# Take A Bow
# Take A Bow

Ireland's Dan Martin finishes second in Tour de France's 8th stage

Jul 9th 2016, 4:34 PM 8,054 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Chris Froome stunned his Tour de France rivals by attacking on a fast descent to take the honours.

# mark-cavendish - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Cavendish power takes him to sweltering hot stage win
# Making His Mark
# Making His Mark

Cavendish power takes him to sweltering hot stage win

Jul 7th 2016, 5:43 PM 3,984 Views 4 Comments

The Manx Missile is just six wins from overhauling Eddie Merckx’s record.

# mark-cavendish - Monday 4 July, 2016

Cavendish points the finger at Froome for bringing danger to tight sprint finishes
# Manx Missive
# Manx Missive

Cavendish points the finger at Froome for bringing danger to tight sprint finishes

Jul 4th 2016, 7:58 PM 9,942 Views 10 Comments

The Manx Missile came out on top by a whisker again today.

# mark-cavendish - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Cavendish hits out at social media "imbeciles" after failed attack on Day 2 of Tour
# Leave Mark Alone!
# Leave Mark Alone!

Cavendish hits out at social media "imbeciles" after failed attack on Day 2 of Tour

Jul 5th 2015, 6:34 PM 9,252 Views 7 Comments

Cavendish didn’t mince his words.

# mark-cavendish - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Bang, crash, wallop! What to do when you crash your bike…
# Thinking Off Your Feet
# Thinking Off Your Feet

Bang, crash, wallop! What to do when you crash your bike…

Dec 17th 2014, 8:28 PM 3,942 Views 1 Comment

It’s a shocking and confusing situation because very often, it’s over before you know it.

# mark-cavendish - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Britain's Mark Cavendish ruled out of Tour de France
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Britain's Mark Cavendish ruled out of Tour de France

Jul 6th 2014, 10:12 AM 4,471 Views 1 Comment

The 29-year-old sprinter suffered the injury when he fell heavily in a high-speed crash.

# mark-cavendish - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Cavendish crashes out as Kittel wins first stage, takes yellow
# Drama
# Drama

Cavendish crashes out as Kittel wins first stage, takes yellow

Jul 5th 2014, 9:02 PM 6,402 Views 7 Comments

The 29-year-old Briton came down hard on his shoulder.

# mark-cavendish - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Sam Bennett makes statement with fourth place in Tirreno-Adriatico
# Cycling
# Cycling

Sam Bennett makes statement with fourth place in Tirreno-Adriatico

Mar 13th 2014, 7:03 PM 1,809 Views 0 Comments

Matteo Pelucchi took the stage but Mark Cavendish retains the overall lead.

# mark-cavendish - Friday 12 July, 2013

Sprint Finish: Cav wins as yellow jersey hopefuls take a chunk out of Froome
# Tour De France 2013
# Tour De France 2013

Sprint Finish: Cav wins as yellow jersey hopefuls take a chunk out of Froome

Jul 12th 2013, 4:55 PM 2,092 Views 3 Comments

Got two minutes? Here’s everything you need to know about today’s stage of the Tour de France.

# mark-cavendish - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Sprint finish: Kittel pips Cavendish in dramatic photo finish
# Tour De France 2013
# Tour De France 2013

Sprint finish: Kittel pips Cavendish in dramatic photo finish

Jul 11th 2013, 5:28 PM 1,896 Views 2 Comments

Got two minutes? Here’s everything you need to know about today’s stage of the Tour de France.

Today's stage at the Tour de France came down to this photo finish
# Tour De France
# Tour De France

Today's stage at the Tour de France came down to this photo finish

Jul 11th 2013, 4:22 PM 1,512 Views 3 Comments

Mark Cavendish was pipped on the line by Marcel Kittel, who snatched his third stage win of this year’s race.

Tour leader Chris Froome springs to defence of Mark Cavendish
# TDF
# TDF

Tour leader Chris Froome springs to defence of Mark Cavendish

Jul 11th 2013, 10:47 AM 1,476 Views 0 Comments

A spectator threw a bottle of urine over the Manx sprinter during yesterday’s time trial.

# mark-cavendish - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Mark Cavendish had urine thrown at him by a spectator today
# TDF
# TDF

Mark Cavendish had urine thrown at him by a spectator today

Jul 10th 2013, 5:00 PM 15,303 Views 39 Comments

Someone has been taking the piss during the 11th stage of the Tour de France.

# mark-cavendish - Thursday 4 July, 2013

'I don't want to use this f****** bike!' Cavendish furious after bad day at office
# Vicious Cycle
# Vicious Cycle

'I don't want to use this f****** bike!' Cavendish furious after bad day at office

Jul 4th 2013, 7:29 PM 5,112 Views 7 Comments

The British star doesn’t like losing.

# mark-cavendish - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Sprint finish: Cavendish explodes into life on Tour
# Tour De France
# Tour De France

Sprint finish: Cavendish explodes into life on Tour

Jul 3rd 2013, 7:40 PM 2,106 Views 7 Comments

Got two minutes? Here’s everything you need to know about today’s fifth stage of the Tour de France.

# mark-cavendish - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Cavendish wins Stage 1 of Giro, drops f-bomb on live tv
# Winning
# Winning

Cavendish wins Stage 1 of Giro, drops f-bomb on live tv

May 4th 2013, 5:06 PM 1,777 Views 1 Comment

The Omega Quickstep rider won the pink jersey, turned the air blue.

# mark-cavendish - Thursday 17 January, 2013

‘I might not watch’ — sprint king Mark Cavendish unmoved on Armstrong mea culpa
# Lance Armstrong
# Lance Armstrong

‘I might not watch’ — sprint king Mark Cavendish unmoved on Armstrong mea culpa

Jan 17th 2013, 12:01 AM 2,067 Views 1 Comment

The British rider didn’t exactly come out strong.

# mark-cavendish - Monday 19 November, 2012

Mark Cavendish says he's 'okay' after training session collision
# Timpiste
# Timpiste

Mark Cavendish says he's 'okay' after training session collision

Nov 19th 2012, 4:12 PM 714 Views 0 Comments

Cavendish’s accident happened less than two weeks after Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins were knocked off their bikes in Britain.

# mark-cavendish - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Cavendish to join Omega Pharma, Team Sky says
# New Horizons
# New Horizons

Cavendish to join Omega Pharma, Team Sky says

Oct 18th 2012, 3:53 PM 824 Views 3 Comments

The 27-year-old expressed a desire to move on 12 months into a three-year contract, believing Team Sky’s stated ambitions and his own no longer matched.

# mark-cavendish - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Tour of Britain: Cavendish takes control as Bennett slips away
# Rough Ride
# Rough Ride

Tour of Britain: Cavendish takes control as Bennett slips away

Sep 12th 2012, 8:52 PM 468 Views 1 Comment

Sam Bennett (An Post-Sean Kelly) dropped out of the GC top 10 as Mark Cavendish won his second successive stage at the Tour of Britain.

# mark-cavendish - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Paul Kimmage: Irish cyclists put in worst Olympic performances I've ever seen
# Saddle Sore
# Saddle Sore

Paul Kimmage: Irish cyclists put in worst Olympic performances I've ever seen

Aug 1st 2012, 10:51 AM 15,460 Views 45 Comments

The award-winning author and Tour de France participant was critical of the London 2012 efforts of Nicolas Roche and Daniel Martin.

# mark-cavendish - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Bring it on: Wiggins confident ahead of time trial
# High Hopes
# High Hopes

Bring it on: Wiggins confident ahead of time trial

Jul 31st 2012, 4:45 PM 805 Views 0 Comments

‘This is going be a piece of piss now compared to [the Tour]. It’s just an hour and not three weeks.’

# mark-cavendish - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Olympic Village: Day One, wrap
# Round-Up
# Round-Up

Olympic Village: Day One, wrap

Jul 28th 2012, 10:23 PM 8,973 Views 8 Comments

A round-up of the weird, wonderful and woeful of the first day of medal-winning action at London 2012.

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day 1
# London 2012
# London 2012

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day 1

Jul 28th 2012, 7:25 PM 27,801 Views 19 Comments

Keep up with all the news from every event as the 2012 Olympic Games get underway in London.

Cavendish left stranded as Vinokourov takes road race gold
# London 2012
# London 2012

Cavendish left stranded as Vinokourov takes road race gold

Jul 28th 2012, 4:53 PM 1,941 Views 9 Comments

David McCann was the best of the Irish in 54th place with Nicolas Roche and cousin Daniel Martin finishing side by side down the field.

Olympic Breakfast: let the Games begin
# London 2012
# London 2012

Olympic Breakfast: let the Games begin

Jul 28th 2012, 8:57 AM 5,895 Views 12 Comments

What to see and what to skip? When are the Irish in action? Here’s our guide to all the action on day one in London.

London 2012: Cavendish rivals plotting British gold flop
# Rough Ride
# Rough Ride

London 2012: Cavendish rivals plotting British gold flop

Jul 28th 2012, 8:44 AM 843 Views 0 Comments

Nicolas Roche, Dan Martin and David McCann represent Irish hopes in the road race in London today.

# mark-cavendish - Monday 23 July, 2012

Sky won't stop Cavendish switching teams
# TDF
# TDF

Sky won't stop Cavendish switching teams

Jul 23rd 2012, 9:40 AM 695 Views 0 Comments

Sky chief Dave Brailsford says the team will continue to concentrate on GC, meaning the best sprinter in the world may want out.

# mark-cavendish - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Bradley Wiggins becomes the first British winner of the Tour de France
# Long Hard Road
# Long Hard Road

Bradley Wiggins becomes the first British winner of the Tour de France

Jul 22nd 2012, 4:28 PM 3,257 Views 22 Comments

“Sometimes dreams come true and to my mother over there, her son has now won the Tour de France,” he said afterwards.

# mark-cavendish - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Cav remains coy about Sky departure rumours‎
# Manx Missile
# Manx Missile

Cav remains coy about Sky departure rumours‎

Jul 21st 2012, 11:12 AM 588 Views 0 Comments

The World Champion admits it ‘hasn’t been easy’ playing second fiddle to Bradley Wiggins.

# mark-cavendish - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Sprint finish: everything you need to know about today’s stage of Le Tour
# Tour De France
# Tour De France

Sprint finish: everything you need to know about today’s stage of Le Tour

Jul 4th 2012, 4:53 PM 372 Views 0 Comments

A big crash less than three kilometres from the finish provided most of the drama on today’s fourth stage into Rouen.

Millar excited as selectors forgive drugs past
# London 2012
# London 2012

Millar excited as selectors forgive drugs past

Jul 4th 2012, 12:24 PM 258 Views 0 Comments

Banned from the sport in 2004, David Millar was today named on Britain’s road race team for London 2012.

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