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Cycling: Van Garderen captures Tour of California title

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Tejay van Garderen, fifth in last year's Tour de France, captured the eighth Tour of California cycling race on Sunday, sealing his first career stage-race triumph in the final stage.

Slovakia's Peter Sagan won the eighth and final stage, his second stage win of the week after capturing the third leg, while Van Garderen won the overall title in a total time of 29 hours and 43 minutes.

Australia's Michael Rogers was second overall, 1:47 back, with Colombia's Janier Acevedo third.

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