Mark Cavendish sprints to stage win
BRIVE-LA-GAILLARDE, France -- Bradley Wiggins moved closer to becoming the first British champion of the Tour de France while teammate and countryman Mark Cavendish won the 18th stage in a sprint.
The ride along four small hills Friday took the pack 138 miles from Blagnac to Brive-la-Gaillarde, a transitional stage before Saturday's time trial. The three-week race ends Sunday in Paris.
Wiggins, Cavendish and the Sky team made it look easy with an almost textbook sprint setup. With ...
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