Sport in Short: Cycling

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BRITISH Olympic gold medallist Chris Boardman has lost his 5,000-metre record after the International Cycling Union decided to reduce its number of track records from 88 to 20.

COPENHAGEN SIX-DAY RACE Leading standings after four days: 1 D Clark (Aus) and T Doyle (GB) 202pts. One lap behind: 2 J Veggerby and R Sorensen (Den) 281; 3 E de Wilde (Bel) and P Bincoletto (It) 194. Two laps behind: 4 U Freuler and K Betschart (Swit) 181; 5 P Carrara (Den) and W Stutz (Swit) 120.

GRAND PRIX DE LA MARSEILLAISE (Aubagne to Gardanne, 145km): 1 D Rous (Fr) 3hr 18min 40sec; 2 E Seigneur (Fr) same time; 3 A de las Cuevas (Fr); 4 C Mottet (Fr); 5 T Gouvenou (Fr), all same time.

TOUR OF ANDALUSIA (Chiclana de la Frontera, Sp) First stage: 1 J Llaneras (Sp) 11min 06sec (48.108 kph); 2 J Gorospe (Sp) 11:09; 3 E Van Hooydonck (Bel) 11:10; 4 N Stephens (Aus) 11:10; 5 A Garmendia (Sp) 11:12; 6 T Cordes (Neth) 11.16.