Mark Cavendish out of Tour de France 2017 with broken shoulder blade

The Manxman was brought down after colliding with Peter Sagan on the Tour de France stage four

Mark Cavendish rides injured to the finish of stage four of the Tour de France (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Mark Cavendish will not start the fifth stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday after scans showed he has broken his shoulder blade in a crash on stage four.

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