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Cavendish out of Commonwealth Games

Mark Cavendish has withdrawn from next month’s Commonwealth Games following a crash at Milan-San Remo last weekend. The 30-time Tour de France stage winner was due to represent the Isle of Man on the Gold Coast, but after sustaining a broken rib and damaged ankle, has adjusted his race schedule and will no longer be ...

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Varnish employment tribunal pushed back

Former GB Olympic cyclist Jess Varnish has had her employment tribunal against British Cycling and UK Sport pushed back until December, Sky Sports News has learned. Sky Sports News understands the tribunal – originally due to take place in April – will now be held at the end of the year due to the weight of evidence submitted and the ...

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Cavendish in head-first crash

Mark Cavendish has avoided serious injury after crashing heavily into a bollard during the final 10km of the Milan-San Remo on Saturday. The Team Dimension Data rider came off his bike headfirst and landed hard on his back – team doctor Jarrad van Zuydam later tweeted: “Yes, Cav is okay. “No serious injuries, details to follow from the team. He ...

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