Démare earns 4th stage win at Giro; Almeida stays in pink

RIMINI, Italy (AP) — Arnaud Démare earned his fourth stage victory at this year’s Giro d’Italia by winning the 11th leg in another mass sprint. João Almeida held onto the overall leader’s pink jersey. Démare edged Peter Sagan and Álvaro Hodeg at the end of the mostly flat 113-mile leg from Porto Sant’Elpidio to Rimini along the Adriatic coast. Démare also won the fourth, sixth and seventh stages. They also ended in mass sprints. Almeida is a Portuguese rider with the Deceuninck-Quick Step team. He remained 34 seconds ahead of Wilco Kelderman.