Sport in Short: Cycling

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STEPHEN ROCHE, the 32-year-old Irishman who won the 1987 Tour de France, will retire at the end of next season.

PARIS-TOURS CLASSIC: 1 H Redant (Bel) 6hr 7min 44sec (ave: 46.337kph); 2 C Henn (Ger) +1sec; 3 O Ludwig (Ger) +10; 4 A Chmile (Mol); 5 L Jalabert (Fr) both same time; 6 P Anderson (Aus) +33; 7 L Brochard (Fr) +34; 8 F Maassen (Neth); 9 M Fondriest (It); 10 E Van Hooydonck (Bel) all s/t.