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Giro d’Italia 2011: Latest news
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?
Kennaugh to lead Team Sky in Giro’s opening stage
Nibali’s Giro fight with Contador may reach the courtroom
Riis defends Contador’s participation in Giro
Cavendish set to start winning again at the Giro
Doping investigations force cyclists out of Giro d’Italia
Kennaugh replaces Pauwels in Sky’s Giro line-up
Contador scouts out the Giro mountains
Cavendish and Millar top list of Giro-bound Brits
Lampre likely for Giro despite doping investigation
Giro announces record 23 teams to race
2011 Giro to start in Turin with team time trial
Giro goes one up on the Tour with spectacular route
Nygaard, Sciandri and Lloyd comment on 2011 Giro route
Nibali’s Giro d’Italia?

Giro d’Italia 2011: Stage reports

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 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

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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

  • Francis Glibbery

    I, too, thought Millar acquitted himself very well during the whole of yesterday. He really has become one of cycling’s ‘elder statesmen’.