Mark Cavendish has received a honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Chester.
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6 Nov 2015 - 9:33 AM 

Naturally the acknowledgement was in recognition of his contributions to and accomplishments in the field of professional cycling.

The science thing is nice, but we'd have preferred the the University award a Doctorate of Speed for winning those 26 Tour de France sprint stages.