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Cavendish sprints to another win; Evans still leads

Updated: July 18, 2008, 6:36 PM ET
Associated Press

NIMES, France -- In a race thrown into turmoil by drugs, Britain's Mark Cavendish won a stage for the fourth time and Australia's Cadel Evans kept the yellow jersey Friday as the Tour de France tried to recover from another scandal.

This was the second straight stage victory for Cavendish. Leading a group sprint, the Team Columbia rider beat Australia's Robbie McEwen by nearly two bike lengths in the hot and windy ride, with France's Romain Feillu third.

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