Cycling

Mark Cavendish won his fourth stage of the 2021 Tour of Turkey as he sprinted to victory in Sunday’s finale. The British Deceuninck-Quick Step rider had not won a race for nearly three years before the eight-stage event, the wins heralding a major return to form. The 35-year-old is one of cycling’s most successful sprinters,
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Mark Cavendish has won his second stage at the Tour of Turkey in as many days following a three-year victory drought. Britain’s Cavendish powered his way around the outside of rivals in the race’s third stage into Konya. The Deceuninck-Quick Step rider, 35, was tearful during his post-race interview when he paid tribute to his
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Britain’s Adam Yates finished fourth overall in the Itzulia Basque Country, as Primoz Roglic won brilliantly. Ineos Grenadiers’ Yates had a strong race but could not haul back the leaders, including Jumbo-Visma’s Roglic following his commanding break away. Other race favourite UAE-Team Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar was third overall after trying to chase down Roglic with
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Nacer Bouhanni has withdrawn from Scheldeprijs after receiving racist abuse on social media following an incident in a previous race in France. Bouhanni was disqualified for dangerous conduct at the Cholet-Pays de la Loire after pushing Britain’s Jake Stewart into the barriers on the final sprint. He apologised but later received “hundreds” of abusive messages.
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