Giro d’Italia: Ireland’s Sam Bennett wins stage seven as Simon Yates retains lead

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    Britain’s Simon Yates held on to the overall lead as Ireland’s Sam Bennett won stage seven of the Giro d’Italia.

    The Bora-Hansgrohe rider jumped Elia Viviani just before the line as the 159km stage from Pizzo to Praia a Mare ended in a bunch sprint.

    Michelton-Scott’s Yates, who took the pink jersey with a 16-second lead after stage six, was among the group of riders to finish behind Bennett.

    More to follow.

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