Sporting Digest: Cycling

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Britain's Chris Boardman took the fifth stage of the Tour of Catalonia in Girona, Spain, to maintain his grip on the overall leader's yellow jersey.

Chris Newton, Middlesbrough's Commonwealth Games hopeful, raced to his second win in two days on the Isle of Man when he sprinted to victory in the Willaston Handicap. Newton, who won Sunday's international mountain time trial which opened the Manx week, claimed the verdict by inches from last year's winner, Julian Winn of Wales.