Cycling: Gaviria wins California fift...

Cycling: Gaviria wins California fifth stage, Van Garderen keeps overall lead

LOS ANGELES: Quick-Step's Fernando Gaviria steered clear of a big crash in the closing kilometres to win the fifth stage of the Tour of California on Thursday as Tejay Van Garderen maintained the overall lead. Colombia's Gaviria, who won the opening stage in Long Beach on Sunday, held of Australian Caleb Ewan of Mitchelton and Slovakian Peter Sagan in a sprint finish to the 176-kilometre stage from Stockton to Elk Grove.

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