Mark Cavendish Tour de France 2007
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Mark Cavendish's Tour de France is set to end on Sunday evening. His T-Mobile team will tell him to stop after Sunday's mountain stage to Tignes - as long as his injuries don't cause him problems beforehand.

T-Mobile manager Rolf Aldag said: "It's our decision when he stops. Mark may want to carry on into the second week but we don't want him to do that.

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Sports journalist Lionel Birnie has written professionally for Sunday Times, Procycling and of course Cycling Weekly. He is also an author, publisher, and co-founder of The Cycling Podcast. His first experience covering the Tour de France came in 1999, and he has presented The Cycling Podcast with Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe since 2013. He founded Peloton Publishing in 2010 and has ghostwritten and published the autobiography of Sean Kelly, as well as a number of other sports icons.