BRUSSELS (AP) — Two-time world champion Julian Alaphilippe and ace sprinter Mark Cavendish won't be on the starting line when the Tour de France kicks off Friday from Copenhagen.
Alaphilippe has not recovered enough in the two months since his horrific crash at Liège-Bastogne-Liège, his Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl team said on Monday when it unveiled its eight-man roster for cycling's biggest race.
SCALEA, Italy (AP) — French cyclist Arnaud Démare beat Caleb Ewan in a photo finish Thursday to win a second successive Giro d’Italia stage, while Juan Pedro López kept hold of the leader’s pink jersey after the race’s sixth leg.
MESSINA, Sicily (AP) — French cyclist Arnaud Démare won a bunch sprint at the end of the fifth stage of the Giro d’Italia on Wednesday and Juan Pedro López kept hold of the leader’s pink jersey.
Démare, who rides for Groupama–FDJ, edged Fernando Gaviria at the end of the 174-kilometer (108-mile) route from Catania to Messina after sprint favorites Mark Cavendish and Caleb Ewan had been dropped earlier in the day.
BALATONFÜRED, Hungary (AP) — Mark Cavendish marked his return to the Giro d’Italia by winning a bunch sprint at the end of the third stage on Sunday while Mathieu van der Poel kept hold of the pink jersey.
BRUSSELS (AP) — British cyclist Mark Cavendish extended his contract Tuesday with Deceuninck–Quick-Step, the Belgian team that has been crucial in reviving his career.
The team run by manager Patrick Lefevere said the sprinter will stay with them for one more season.
BRUSSELS (AP) — British cyclist Mark Cavendish broke two ribs and suffered a “small collapsed lung” during a crash at a track event in Belgium, his team said on Monday.
Deceuninck - Quick-Step said in a statement that Cavendish spent Sunday night in the Ghent University Hospital following the incident at the Ghent Six Day.
CARCASSONNE, France (AP) — Thirteen years after his maiden stage win at the Tour de France, Mark Cavendish added yet another mass sprint to his tally and equaled Eddy Merckx’s all-time record of 34 stage wins on Friday.
CARCASSONNE, France (AP) — Mark Cavendish has saved the best for the end: Matching the great Eddy Merckx’s record of 34 Tour de France stage wins at the twilight of his storied career.
The sprint veteran equaled the record on Friday in the southern city of Carcassonne, 13 years after he claimed his maiden win.
VALENCE, France (AP) — Mark Cavendish's fairy tale at the Tour de France is a never-ending story.
Only months after he contemplated retirement, the 36-year-old British veteran is now just one win away from tying Eddy Merckx’s record haul of 34 stage wins at cycling’s biggest race.
CHATEAUROUX, France (AP) — Mark Cavendish is rolling back the years at the Tour de France.
Back in the race for the first time since 2018, the British sprinter has regained some of the luster of his youth to dominate the field again.
FOUGERES, France (AP) — This time, they were happy tears.
In October last year, Mark Cavendish posted an insignificant 74th place at the Belgian classic Gent-Wevelgem. Depressed and dejected, with his contract with the Bahrain McLaren team almost over, the sprinter from the Isle of Man suggested in an emotional post-race interview it could well have been his final race.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Veteran sprinter Mark Cavendish will make a return to the Tour de France after a three-year absence from cycling's biggest event.
Cavendish was not expected to be among the eight riders selected by Deceuninck-Quick-Step but was a last-minute inclusion on Monday following Sam Bennett's withdrawal.
PAU, France (AP) — Arnaud Demare was rewarded Thursday for hauling his muscular frame over the Alps and through the Pyrenees.
Geraint Thomas, meanwhile, is preparing to cement his hold on the yellow jersey in Friday's final mountain test of the Tour de France.