Cavendish finally announces Team Sky signing

Mark Cavendish, 2011 World Champion

Mark Cavendish has announced that he will be riding for Team Sky in 2012 and beyond, ending months of speculation.

The new world road race champion has been in extended contract negotiations for the past few months, and it is believed that several leading teams tabled deals. Cavendish latterly employed the services of Wasserman Media Group - an agency that represents numerous top sportspeople - to assist in brokering a deal.

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