Visconti retains Giro lead; Cavendish wins stage


CITTADELLA, Italy -- Britain's Mark
Cavendish of the High Road team won the 13th stage of the Giro
d'Italia, a 110-mile race from Modena to Cittadella on Friday.

Cavendish beat Italy's Daniele Bennati and Spain's Koldo
Fernandez in a sprint finish.

Italy's Giovanni Visconti of the Quick Step team finished in
the same time as Cavendish and retained the overall lead.

The three-week Giro d'Italia heads into the Dolomites on
Saturday for the 121-mile 14th stage from Verona to Alpe di