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Mark Cavendish heads up impressive Dubai Tour field

Manx Missile to defend title

Reigning champion Mark Cavendish will lead a star-studded peleton when the Dubai Tour gets underway a week today (February 3).

The ‘Manx Missile’ is among a number of big names including Sir Bradley Wiggins, Philippe Gilbert, Fabian Cancellara, Tony Martin, Elia Viviani and Marcel Kittel.

The four-day event in the UAE runs until February 6.

Cavendish won the Dubai Tour last year following a dominant sprint finish on the final day.

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