Team Is Hopeful About Cavendish’s Participation In Tour De France

Doug Ryder the team principle says the time is not in favor of Mark Cavendish after he was found positive with glandular fever in the beginning of this month, the team is still hopeful that he will be all fine and fit for the Tour de France, which is going to start in July.


Team Dimension Data (TDD) is hopeful that Cavendish will soon recover and will be all fine by the time the Tour de France will begin. After checking the process report of the player, Cavendish in the beginning of this May 2017, was diagnosed with mononucleosis infection, which is popularly known as glandular fever.

Nevertheless, Doug Ryder team principal admitted that time is not on their side.

The concern of Ryder is not baseless, Manxman since March 18 he has not raced, in Milan-San Remo he was suffering from an injury in ankle and that made him out. And now, after feeling unexplained fatigue during training Cavendish is diagnosed with infectious mononucleosis.Continue Reading

Doubts over Rio Olympics for Mark Cavendish

For 2016, Rio Olympics Cavendish is unable to make the final cut as pointed out by Shane Sutton the chief of British cycling. In his search for grabbing an Olympic medal, Cavendish wanted to be in the omnium. He was not able to compete in 2008 as well as 2012. He is all out to expand his career of the road but unfortunately it is all over for him. He is the track World Champion to times.

Sutton points out that if Cavendish wants to make a return he can but time is running out for qualification. The date for cut off is not mentioned. He thinks that his hope is all over to race in the Rio. In the fourth as well as the final stage of Dubai tour, Cavendish sprinted to victory. He got ten seconds more as a bonus. Starting after seconds behind John the leader, the stage ended at Burj Khalifa.

The total time taken by Cavendish was 15 hours, 22 minutes and 38 seconds. He was ahead of the German, Degenkolb riding for Team Giant. Cavendish was ecstatic after the victory. He had fire in his belly which proved that he could perform. It is extremely special for him to win at Dubai. The sprint was not flat and he savoured every moment by stating that all worked hard to achieve the desired result.Continue Reading