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Cavendish not selected for Tour de France

Manx rider to miss event for first time since 2006

Mark Cavendish won't be taking part in this year's Tour de France.

The Manx rider hasn't been named in Team Dimension Data's eight-man roster for the race.

It's the first time since 2006 the 34-year-old hasn't been selected for the Grand Tour.

Cavendish has 30 individual stage wins at Le Tour, and won the sprinter's green jersey in 2011.

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