Fabian Cancellara Tour de France prologue

Switzerland?s Fabian Cancellara has confirmed that he will not take part in the time trial and the road race at this week?s world championships.

Cancellara has won the world time trial title for the last two years but pulled out after admitted he is not at his best after a long season that included winning Milan-San Remo, the Tour de France with CSC team mate Carlos Sastre and taking gold in the time trial at the Beijing Olympics.

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