Cavendish of Team Columbia wins fifth stage of Tour
CHATEAUROUX, France -- His dream was within reach and Mark Cavendish didn't let it get away.
The British sprinter had been frustrated Monday when his chance to win a stage of this year's Tour de France was thwarted by a breakaway. On Wednesday, he got revenge by recording his first victory in cycling's premier race.
The Team Columbia rider took the fifth stage in a sprint after a three-rider breakaway that led almost the entire way in the Tour's longest leg was caught within sight ...
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