Welcome to Cycling Weekly’s coverage of the Giro d’Italia 2011, which kicks off with a team time trial on Saturday, May 7, in Turin.

This page serves as a hub for all of our coverage of the 2011 Giro, from stage previews to reports and analysis; from latest news to photo galleries from top cycling photographer Graham Watson.

Keep checking back for breaking news, race reports, analysis and comment over the next three weeks as we follow the contenders in their battle for the pink jersey.

Cycling Weekly magazine will also be rounding-up the biggest stories, analysis and star interviews every week.

Giro d’Italia 2011: Stages

Stage Date From To Length Preview Report Photos
Stage 1 Saturday, May 7 Venaria Reale Turin 19.3km TTT >>>>>

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Stage 2 Sunday, May 8 Alba Parma 244km >>>>>

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Stage 3 Monday, May 9 Reggio Emilia Rapallo 173km >>>>> >>>>>

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Stage 4 Tuesday, May 10 Quarto dei Mille Livorno 216km >>>>>

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Stage 5 Wednesday, May 11 Piombino Orvieto 191km >>>>>

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Stage 6 Thursday, May 12 Orvieto Fiuggi Terme 216km >>>>>

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Stage 7 Friday, May 13 Maddaloni Montevergine di Mercogliano 110km >>>>>

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Stage 8 Saturday, May 14 Sarpi Tropea 217km >>>>>

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Stage 9 Sunday, May 15 Messina Etna 169km >>>>>

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Rest day Monday, May 16
Stage 10 Tuesday, May 17 Termoli Teramo 159km >>>>>

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Stage 11 Wednesday, May 18 Tortoreto Lido Castefidardo 144km >>>>>

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Stage 12 Thursday, May 19 Castefidardo Ravenna 184km >>>>>

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Stage 13 Friday, May 20 Spilimbergo Grossglockner 167km >>>>>

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Stage 14 Saturday, May 21 Lienz Monte Zoncolan 210km >>>>>

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Stage 15 Sunday, May 22 Conegliano Gardeccia/Val di Fassa 229km >>>>>

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Rest day Monday, May 23
Stage 16 Tuesday, May 24 Belluno Nevegal 12.7km ITT >>>>>

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Stage 17 Wednesday, May 25 Feltre Sondrio 230km >>>>> >>>>>
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Stage 18 Thursday, May 26 Morbegno San Pellegrino Terme 151km >>>>>

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Stage 19 Friday, May 27 Bergamo Macugnaga 209km >>>>>

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Stage 20 Saturday, May 28 Verbania Sestriere 242km >>>>>

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Stage 21 Sunday, May 29 Milan Milan 31.5km ITT >>>>>

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Giro d’Italia 2011: Latest news
Deignan still learning in sixth Grand Tour
Giro changes again as final Milan time trial shortened
What riding the Giro has done for Peter Kennaugh
Millar’s time trial practice run
Nibali gives up hope for Giro d’Italia win
Contador ignores Armstrong doping investigation
Giro d’Italia News Shorts (May 24)
Controversial Crostis climb removed from Giro route
Sky leader Lofkvist loses more time at the Giro
Giro contenders struggle with Contador’s dominance
Contador widens Giro advantage but Tour doping case waits
Porte reflects, one year after Giro success
Le Mevel goes on attack for Giro’s pink jersey
Giro fines Contador for missing press conference
Cavendish responds to ‘team car’ accusations at Giro
Giro d’Italia News Shorts (May 15)
Giro’s Sicilian cyclists proud to face Mount Etna
Contador surprises at Giro with attack ahead of mountains
Contador minds food at Giro as CAS decision nears
Weening supported by Rabobank and model Kroes
Local lad Appollonio bears fruit in Fiuggi
Giro d’Italia News Shorts (May 12 edition)
Blythe finding way in second Grand Tour
Leopard-Trek withdraws from Giro d’Italia
Leopard-Trek uncertain to continue in Giro
Tuesday’s Giro stage in memory of Weylandt
Giro doctor describes actions to save Weylandt
Wouter Weylandt killed in Giro crash
Giro news shorts (May 8)
Cavendish likely to take Giro lead tomorrow
Giro 2011: Who will win?

Giro d’Italia 2011: Stage reports

Stage 21: Millar wins Giro’s final time trial, overall result in doubt

Stage 20: Kiryienka wins final road stage as scrap for overall places unfolds

Stage 19: Tiralongo grinds to Giro stage win

Stage 18: Capecchi takes Giro stage win as contenders take day off

Stage 17: Ulissi prevails in controversial Giro sprint

Stage 16: Contador lords it over the rest in Giro TT

Stage 15: Nieve wins mountain marathon as Contador continues at the top

Stage 14: Anton conquers Zoncolan in shortened stage

Stage 13: Contador consolidates Giro overall as Rujano takes stage

Stage 12: Cavendish holds off Appollonio to take second victory

Stage 11: Gadret grabs dramatic stage win

Stage 10: Cavendish opens his Giro account

Stage nine: Contador storms Etna to take Giro lead

Stage eight: Gatto springs late attack to take win

Stage seven: Neo-pro De Clercq wins by a whisker

Stage six: Ventoso steals Giro stage six win

Stage five: Weening holds on to take stage and maglia rosa

Stage four: Tearful Farrar and Leopard-Trek lead riders across stage four finish line

Stage three: Vicioso victory overshadowed by Weylandt crash

Stage two: Petacchi wins as Cavendish takes lead

Stage one: HTC-Highroad wins Giro’s opening team time trial

Giro d’Italia 2011: Photo galleries
Stage 21 photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage 20 photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage 19 photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage 18 photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage 17 photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage 16 photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage 15 photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage 14 photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage 13 photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage 12 photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage 11 photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage 10 photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage nine photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage eight photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage seven photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage six photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage five photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage four photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage three photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage two photo gallery by Graham Watson
Stage one photo gallery by Graham Watson

Giro d’Italia 2011: Live text coverage

Giro d’Italia 2011 stage 19 live text updates

All previous live coverage can be found here>>

Giro d’Italia 2011 stage 16 live text updates

Giro d’Italia 2011 stage 13 live text updates

Giro d’Italia 2011 stage 11 live text updates

Giro d’Italia 2011 stage seven live text updates

Giro d’Italia 2011 stage five live text updates

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Giro d’Italia 2011: Start list

Giro d’Italia 2011: Start list

Giro d’Italia 2011: TV schedule

Giro d’Italia 2011: British Eurosport TV schedule

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