Dimension Data provide update on Mark Cavendish's condition as he recovers from glandular fever

South African team "not thinking about" prospect of Cavendish not riding the Tour de France

Mark Cavendish on the front of the bunch, Tour of Britain 2016 stage 7B (Credit: Andy Jones)

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Dimension Data sports director Rolf Aldag has provided an update on the condition of star sprinter Mark Cavendish as he recovers from glandular fever.

The Manxman has been a doubt for the Tour de France since he was diagnosed with glandular fever in early April, and Aldag said that he was still unsure if Cavendish would be well enough to race in July.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.