Froome extends lead at Romandie; Spilak wins stage
LES DIABLERETS, Switzerland -- Chris Froome of Britain extended his Tour de Romandie lead Saturday, powering up a rain-hit final climb in the main mountain stage to finish on the wheel of winner Simon Spilak.
The Slovak covered the snow-shortened 115-mile route to Les Diablerets ski station in 5 hours, 10 minutes. Froome clocked the same time in the next-to-last stage.
Rui Costa of Portugal led the chasing group, finishing 1:03 behind.
Froome leads Spilak by 47 seconds overall. ...
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