Sporting Digest: Cycling

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TOUR OF SPAIN Seventh stage (Segovia to Madrid, 165km): 1 L Jalabert (Fr) 4hr 07min 20sec; 2 M Hermans (Neth); 3 J C Gonzalez (Sp) both same time. Selected: 69 R Millar (GB) s/t; 142 M Earley (Irl) +5min 41sec. Overall: 1 A Zulle (Swit) 26hr 36min 11sec; 2 T Rominger (Swit) +1min 5sec; 3 L Cubino (Sp) 2:02. Selected: 35 Millar +7:54; 95 Earley 33:24.

THWAITES TOUR OF LANCASHIRE Fourth stage (Rawtenstall-Accrington, 66.5 miles): 1 S Sutton (Banana) 2hr 47min 26sec; 2 D Williams (RT Italia) +7sec; 3 K Reynolds (Banana) same time. Fifth stage (Accrington town centre, 24 miles): 1 C Lillywhite (Banana) 56min 23sec; 2 J Clay (Team Orange); 3 N Hoban (Neilson-Tivoli) s/t. Overall: 1 C Boardman (N Wirral Velo) 7hr 33min 48sec; 2 Clay +1min 01sec; 3 B Smith (Banana) +1:13.

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