Mark Cavendish still in doubt for Tour de France, but team 'hopeful' he can recover in time

Team principle Doug Ryder says while time is against Mark Cavendish after he was diagnosed with glandular fever earlier this month, they hope he will be fit for the Tour de France in July

Mark Cavendish at the 2017 edition of Milan-San Remo

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Team Dimension Data remain hopeful that Mark Cavendish will recover in time to race the Tour de France, after being diagnosed with infectious mononucleosis – better known as glandular fever – earlier this month.

However, team principle Doug Ryder admitted time was not on their side.

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