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Giro d'Italia overall leader Taylor Phinney and world champion Mark Cavendish were nursing injuries Tuesday after crashing a day earlier. The BMC team said medical exams on Phinney's injured right ankle revealed no broken bones. The wound required three stitches. In a statement emailed to The Associated Press, the Sky team said Cavendish ''suffered considerable road rash but his injuries haven't worsened overnight and he wasn't complaining of any serious discomfort during the transfer to Italy. The medical team will continue to monitor his progress throughout today, but we're confident he will be able to ride on.'' Tuesday is a rest day before the race resumes Wednesday with a 21-mile team time trial in Verona. Cavendish was the first to fall during the sprint finish in Monday's third stage in Denmark, after Italian rider Roberto Ferrari cut him off. The British standout won Stage 2 on Sunday. Phinney was then one of about 10 to 15 riders who couldn't avoid the pile up. ''We'l...
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