Sporting Digest: Cycling

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TOUR OF ITALY 19th stage (212km, Lavagna to Bra): 1 M Ghirotto (It) 5hr 26min 50sec; 2 R Sorensen (Den); 3 M Podenzana (It); 4 R Massi (It) all same time. Overall: 1 E Berzin (Rus) 85hr 40min 29sec; 2 M Pantani (It) +2min 55sec; 3 M Indurain (Sp) +3:23; 4 G Bugno (It) +7:15.

TOUR OF LUXEMBOURG First stage (170km Luxembourg to Dippach): 1 G Hincapie (US) 4hrs 39min 45sec; 2 P De Clercq (Bel); 3 A Kappes (Ger); 4 M Strazzer (It) all same time.