Sport in Short: Cycling

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WOMEN'S TOUR DE FRANCE Fourth stage (100km, Castillon-la-Bataille to La Reole): 1 L Van Moorsel (Neth) 2hr 46.01sec; 2 M Fanini (It); 3 C Marsal (Fr); 4 M Clignet (Fr); 5 S Rodgers (US) all s/t. Overall: 1 Van Moorsel 13:11:36; 2 S Bubenkova (Rus) +4sec; 3 C Hughes (Can) +5.

BRITISH NATIONAL TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS (Leicester): 4,000m team pursuit, qualifying TT: 1 N Wirral Velo (C Boardman, S Lillistone, J Walshaw, P Jennings) 4min 24.82sec (championship record); 2 Team Haverhill (A Allen, B Steel, S Sanders, A Forbes) 4:31.18; 3 Dinnington RC (A Doyle, P Curran, S Wingrave, J Ramsbottom) 4:35.87. 4,000m team pursuit, quarter-finals: City of Edinburgh RC (4:40.18) ct Team Welwyn; Dinnington RC (4:32.51) ct Coalville; Team Haverhill (4:31.45) ct CC Eclipse; N Wirral Velo (4:27.05) ct Westmead Team '88. Kilometre TT: 1 R Hayles (Team Haverhill) 1:07.533 (championship record); 2 A Stirrat (City of Edinburgh RC) 1:08.286; 3 S Paulding (City of Edinburgh RC) 1:09.004.