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Cavendish wins his third stage as doping rocks Tour

Updated: July 17, 2008, 1:53 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NARBONNE, France -- Briton Mark Cavendish of Team Columbia won the 12th stage of the Tour de France, a 105-mile ride from Lavelanet to Narbonne on Thursday.

Cadel Evans held on to the yellow jersey as he maintained the overall race lead.

The stage started without the Saunier-Duval team, which pulled out of the race after it was revealed that Italian Riccardo Ricco had tested positive for the banned blood-boosting drug EPO.

Cavendish led a group sprint to the finish, ...

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