Rodriguez wins Tirreno stage; Froome takes lead
CHIETI, Italy -- Chris Froome of Britain took the overall lead in the weeklong Tirreno-Adriatico race Sunday, and Joachin Rodriguez of Spain won the fifth stage with an attack on the short but steep finishing climb.
Rodriguez, with the Katusha team and the runner-up in last year's Giro d'Italia, completed the 143-mile ride from Ortona to Chieti in 6 hours, 6 minutes, 43 seconds.
Dutch rider Bauke Mollema finished second in the stage, eight seconds behind. Spanish star Alberto Contador ...
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