Italian cycling in rude health insist winning pair

The demise of Italian cycling has been greatly exaggerated according to winning pair Vincenzo Nibali and Matteo Trentin.

Buckingham Palace finish close to Champs Elysees - Kittel

Sprint king Marcel Kittel said winning a Tour de France stage in front of Buckingham Palace was almost as good as winning one on the Champs Elysees.

Cavendish faces six weeks on sidelines after surgery

British sprint ace Mark Cavendish will need surgery on his injured shoulder and faces six weeks on the sidelines, his Omega Pharma-Quick Step (OPQS) team said Monday.

Sprint king Kittel wins Tour de France stage 3

Marcel Kittel emphasised his status as the best sprinter in the world by winning Monday`s third stage of the Tour de France in a bunch finish at Buckingham Palace, London.

Injured Cavendish ruled out of Tour de France

Mark Cavendish`s Tour de France came to a brutal end after the British sprint specialist failed to recover from a horror crash at the end of the first stage and pulled out of the race on Sunday morning.

Sick Cavendish won`t defend British title

Sick Cavendish won`t defend British title

Cavendish wins Tour of California first stage

Britain`s Mark Cavendish outdueled John Degenkolb in the final stretch to win in a photo finish and capture the first stage of the 2014 Tour of California on Sunday.

Cavendish wins Tour of Turkey second stage

Britain`s former world champion Mark Cavendish sprinted to his second straight Tour of Turkey stage victory on Tuesday as he also retained the leader`s blue jersey.

Cavendish skips Giro, targets Tour de France

British sprint specialist Mark Cavendish revelaed on Friday that he would bypass this year`s Giro d`Italia to focus on the Tour de France which begins on July 5.

2013 Tour de France: Chris Froome virtually secures title

Kenyan-born cyclist Chris Froome was on Sunday poised to succeed Bradley Wiggins as the Tour de France champion to complete what has been a superb summer of sport for Britain.

Mark Cavendish wins 13th stage, Alberto Contador closes gap on Chris Froome

Mark Cavendish won an epic 13th stage of the Tour de France on Friday as former two-time winner Alberto Contador closed the gap to yellow jersey holder.

Froome springs to Cavendish defence

Tour de France leader Chris Froome came to the defence of former team-mate Mark Cavendish on Wednesday and hit out at the spectator who threw urine at the British sprint star.

Tour de France: Angry fan hurls urine at Mark Cavendish

British cycling star Mark Cavendish had urine thrown at him by a spectator during the 11th stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday, his team have confirmed.

Mark Cavendish wins 5th stage, Simon Gerrans retains lead

Britain`s Mark Cavendish won a crash-marred fifth stage of the Tour de France in Marseille on Wednesday, as Australian Simon Gerrans retained the race leader`s yellow jersey.

UK cyclist Cavendish says cycling still ‘cleanest’ sports despite Armstrong shame

British cycling ace Mark Cavendish has claimed cycling is still the cleanest sport in world despite Lance Armstrong getting banned from the sport for leading the most sophisticated doping scandal ever in sports history.

Brit cyclist Cavendish says Olympic race biggest of his life

Britain’s cycling hero Mark Cavendish has claimed the men’s 250km road race on Saturday is going to be the biggest race of his life.

Wiggins nears Tour title as Cavendish wins stage

With his title in sight, Wiggins made it a point Friday to acknowledge the work of unsung teammate Mark Cavendish, helping to lead him to a stage victory.

Germany`s Greipel wins 4th stage at Tour de France

With British rival Mark Cavendish downed by a late crash, Germany`s Andre Greipel led a final dash among the remaining top Tour de France sprinters to win the fourth stage into Normandy on Wednesday.

Cavendish scoops BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Rider Mark Cavendish was voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year to cap a memorable 12 months in which the Briton won the road race world title and the Tour de France green jersey.

Cavendish and Adlington win sports awards

World road race champion and most successful British Tour de France rider Mark Cavendish beat distance runner Mo Farah and golfer Rory McIlroy to win the Sportsman of the Year award from the Sports Journalists` Association (SJA).