Sporting Digest: Cycling

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FRANCESCO MOSER, the 42-year-old Italian, yesterday announced that he was abandoning attempts to break the world one-hour record and was to retire from competitive racing.

GREG LeMOND, the three-times Tour de France winner, yesterday withdrew from the Tour of Mexico because of altitude problems.

STUTTGART SIX-DAY RACE Third night: 1 D Clark (Aus) and A Kappes (Ger) 211pts; 2 B Risi and K Betschart (Swit) 210; 3 E de Wilde (Bel) and J Veggerby (Den) 202; 4 C Wolf (Ger) and P Pieters (Neth) 296, +1 lap; 5 G Dorich (Ger) and W Stutz (Swit) 81, +3; 6 P Bincoletto (It) and A Doyle (GB) 58, +3.