Sporting Digest: Cycling

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TIM GOULD, the Briton who had been lying fourth in the mountain bike Tour of Switzerland until snapping his chain on Tuesday, recovered to win yesterday's stage.

TOUR OF FRIULI (198.9km, Udine, It): 1 V Pulnikov (Ukr) 5hrs 12mins. 2 R Sorensen (Den) same time. 3 M Chiesa +2sec. 4 A Volpi; 5 F Settembrini both same time. 6 D Konyshev (Rus) +14. 7 A Bertolini; 8 S Martinello; 9 A Ferrigato; 10 S Checcin all same time.