Cycling: Rodriguez takes stage as Froome moves into Tirreno lead

Spain's Joaquim Rodriguez won the fifth stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico over 230km from Ortona to Chieti on Sunday as Britain's Chris Froome moved into the overall lead.

Sky's Froome finished in a group, including former Tour de France winner Alberto Contador, just a few seconds behind Rodriguez.

That was enough for the Briton to wrench the leader's blue jersey from Michal Kwiatowski's grasp as the Pole was distanced on the final climb.