Sporting Digest: Cycling

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TOUR OF FLANDERS (Meerbeke, Bel, 268km): 1 G Bugno (It) 6hr 45min 20sec; 2 J Museeuw (Bel); 3 A Tchmil (Mol); 4 F Ballerini (It) all same time; 5 J Capiot (Bel) +1min 11sec; 6 F Baldato (It) +1:54; 7 G Bontempi (It); 8 M Sergeant (Bel); 9 E Van Hooydonck (Bel); 10 F Corvers (Bel) all same time. Selected: 46 S Yates (GB) +4:35. World Cup standings: 1= Bugno, G Furlan (It) 50pts; 3 Museeuw 40; 4= Tchmil, M Cipollini (It) 35; 6 F Baldato (It) 32; 7 A Baffi (It) 25; 8= Ballerini, S Zanini (It) 20; 10 Capiot 18.

GIRVAN INTERNATIONAL THREE-DAY PRO- AM (Scotland) Third stage (100 miles): 1 I Gilkes (RT Italia) 4hr 20min 46sec; 2 N Hoban (Foremost Contract Furnishers) +9sec; 3 B Burns (PCA); 4 S Farrell (W Midlands Centre of Exc) s/t; 5 S Hempsall (Choice Accountancy) +36; 6 M Earley (Team Raleigh) s/t. Overall: 1 Gilkes 7:19:32; 2 Hempsall +21; 3 Farrell +24; 4 J Tanner (Choice Accountancy) +38; 5 Burns +1:06; 6 Earley +1:27.

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