McEwen wins stage; Schumacher leads overall

Updated: May 9, 2006, 12:38 PM ET
Associated Press

HOTTON, Belgium --Robbie McEwen prevailed in a group sprint Tuesday to win the fourth stage of the Giro d'Italia, his second victory in three days.

The Australian, riding for the Davitamon-Lotto team, edged Olympic champion Paolo Bettini and Alberto Loddo at the finish line to add another stage victory to his successful sprint in the second stage Sunday.

McEwen, who collected his 10th Giro stage victory overall, covered the 119.6-mile distance from Wanze to Hotton, near Liege, in ...

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