Sporting Digest: Cycling

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TOUR DE SUISSE Fourth stage (176.5km, Jona): 1 P Richard (Swit) 4hr 32min 02sec; 2 S Borgheresi (It) same time; 3 A Kappes (Ger) +32sec; 4 G Pierobon (It) s/t; 5 L Pillon (Fr) s/t. Overall: 1 Richard 13:08:41; 2 Pierobon +43sec; 3 Kappes +53sec; 4 V Polnikov (Ukr) +56; 5 L Armstrong (US) +58.

Selected: 7 S Yates (GB) +1:06

GRAND PRIX DU MIDI LIBRE Fourth stage, section one (Saint Afrique to Vigan, 95km): 1 J-P Van Poppel (Neth) 2hr 15min 28sec; 2 F Maarsen (Neth); 3 M Den Bakker (Neth) both same time; 4 T Laurent (Fr) +4sec; 5 L Jalabert (Fr) +52. Section two (Vigan to Montpellier, 92km): 1 W Veenstra (Neth) 2:14:12; 2 F Moncassin (Fr); 3 Van Poppel; 4 S Kelly (Irl); 5 C Capelle (Fr) all same time. Overall: 1 J Svorada (Cz Rep) 15hr 47min 22sec; 2 P Tonkov (Rus) +3:18; 3 R Conti (It) +3:27; 4 L Desbiens (Fr) +6:02; 5 P Jonker (Neth) +6:35.

BASQUE TOUR Third stage (177.2km, Sondika, Sp, to San Juan de Luz, Fr): 1 E Berzin (Rus) 5hr 2min 44sec; 2 S Della Santa (It); 3 M Sciandri (It); 4 M Podenzana (It); 5 D Rebellin (It) all same time. Overall: 1 L Leblanc (Fr) 14hr 48min 10sec; 2 Rebellin s/t; 3 G Totschnig (Aut) +5sec; 4 G Bugno (It) +35; 5 Sciandri s/t.

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