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Mark Cavendish’s Tour de France career may be over, admits Ellingworth

Mark Cavendish’s years of Tour de France racing may be over, the general manager of his Bahrain-McLaren team, Rod Ellingworth, has acknowledged.



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“It’s hard to say,” Ellingworth said, when asked if multiple stage winner and former world champion, Cavendish, who was omitted from Ellingworth’s team selection for this year’s race, would ever return to the Tour.

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“Unfortunately for him, this situation we’ve found ourselves in, not racing, went against him. If you’ve spent two years off the bike having lots of problems you need a consistent period of time to get yourself back to a decent level.

“He was quite rightfully upfront to say he wasn’t ready for this year’s Tour, and we’ll keep working. Time will tell.”

Meanwhile, the defending Tour champion, Egan Bernal,

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‘Trolls World Tour’ star Flula Borg on sugar-rush recordings and the future of cinemas (exclusive)

Flula Borg voices yodelling troll Dickory in 'Trolls World Tour'. (Credit: Amanda Edwards/WireImage/Universal)
Flula Borg voices yodelling troll Dickory in ‘Trolls World Tour’. (Credit: Amanda Edwards/WireImage/Universal)

Trolls World Tour voice actor Flula Borg has admitted he was “terrified” when Universal opted to release the film on-demand rather than in cinemas.

The studio opted not to delay the film in the early days of the coronavirus lockdown and instead used the animated sequel as a guinea pig for the new “premium video-on-demand” model.

Fortunately for all involved, the move proved a money-spinning success story — albeit one that sparked conflict with cinema chains.

Borg, who played yodelling troll Dickory in the colourful musical, told Yahoo Movies UK he was concerned about those who devoted years to working on the movie.

Read more: Films streaming early because of coronavirus

“As you know, I didn’t have a huge role, but there are people who have spent thousands of hours on this film,” said the 38-year-old musician

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Flula Borg was ‘terrified’ by ‘Trolls World Tour’ release

Trolls World Tour voice actor Flula Borg has admitted he was “terrified” when Universal opted to release the film on-demand rather than in cinemas.

The studio opted not to delay the film in the early days of the coronavirus lockdown and instead used the animated sequel as a guinea pig for the new “premium video-on-demand” model.

Fortunately for all involved, the move proved a money-spinning success story — albeit one that sparked conflict with cinema chains.

Borg, who played yodelling troll Dickory in the colourful musical, told Yahoo Movies UK he was concerned about those who devoted years to working on the movie.

Read more: Films streaming early because of coronavirus

“As you know, I didn’t have a huge role, but there are people who have spent thousands of hours on this film,” said the 38-year-old musician and internet star.

‘Trolls World Tour’. (Credit: Universal)

He added: “That’s what’s

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