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McEwen wins stage; Pollack takes overall lead

Updated: May 12, 2006, 1:43 PM ET
Associated Press

FORLI, Italy -- Australia's Robbie McEwen edged Germany's Olaf Pollack in a group sprint Friday to win the sixth stage of the Giro d'Italia for his third triumph in six days.

Pollack took the overall leader's pink jersey from T-Mobile teammate Sergiy Honchar, capitalizing on a 12-second bonus awarded to the runner-up. Pollack leads Honchar by two seconds, with Jens Voigt and Michael Rogers eight seconds back.

McEwen, who rides with the Davitamon-Lotto team, completed the longest ...

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