The sports personality favourite

By Will Irwin  

Cyclist Mark Cavendish has transformed the sport he competes in

Mark Cavendish is overwhelming favourite to pick up the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year award tomorrow. And in my opinion, any other outcome would be a travesty. Cavendish is imperious, arguably one of the greatest sportsmen in the world at present and one of the most remarkable sportspeople the UK has ever produced.

Cavendish is unbeatable, and I don’t mean that as a figure of speech. Given an equal chance against even his most accomplished opponents,…

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