Spanish rider Joaquim Rodriguez took the overall leader's jersey after he won his second stage of this year's Tour of Spain.

Madrid - Spain's Joaquim Rodriguez, riding for the Katusha team, won the fourth stage of the Tour of the Basque Country on Thursday, seizing the overall lead in the process.

Rodriguez won the 151km stage from Eibar to Bera by eight seconds with compatriot Samuel Sanchez and Sergio Luis Henao of Colombia taking second and third place. - Sapa-AFP