Motorcycling: McCallen deflates Dunlop

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Paul Fargher, a sideracr passenger, was killed in a high speed accident on the opening lap of yesterday's three-lap Isle Of Man TT race. Fargher, a passenger with the Aberdeen rider Rob Munro, sustained fatal injuries in the crash on the approach to Sulby Village. Munro is being treated at Nobles Hospital in Douglas for injuries that are said to be serious. Fargher became the 164th competitors to die in the event's history.

Phil McCallen took the fourth Isle Of Man TT victory of his career in the six-lap Formula One race, holding off a furious challenge by Joey Dunlop. The two Ulstermen provided a thrilling spectacle but both experienced problems on the tortuous 37.73-mile mountain course. Dunlop, who was hoping to add to his all-time record of 17 wins, took the lead on the second lap but had a pedestrian pit-stop compared to McCallen's and surrendered his advantage.

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