Cavendish wins in sprint finish

CYCLING: England’s Mark Cavendish warmed up for his Milan-San Remo bid by winning the penultimate stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico yesterday. Cavendish pipped Omega Pharma-QuickStep team-mate Alessandro Petacchi in a sprint finish and is set to compete in the Milan-San Remo one-day Spring Classic on Sunday. Spain’s Alberto Contador leads the Tirreno-Adriatico.