William Fotheringham

Mark Cavendish’s Tour has been a British sporting triumph

Cavendish looks like the signing of the decade, but it could so easily have gone the other way (Guillaume Horcajuelo / Getty images)

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William Fotheringham
William Fotheringham is a cycling columnist for the Guardian. He is the author of the Eddy Merckx biography, Half-Man, Half-Bike, and his latest book is The Greatest: the Times and Life of Beryl Burton.

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