Mark Cavendish, Tour of Oman, stage six

British sprinter Mark Cavendish has been awarded with a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen's Birthday Honours list, published on Saturday (June 11).

The Manxman was given the honour for his services to British cycling. Cavendish joins a list of British cyclists who have been honoured by the Queen, including Bradley Wiggins CBE, Sir Chris Hoy MBE, Victoria Pendleton MBE and Geraint Thomas MBE.

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Nigel Wynn
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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.