Team Sky confirms Giro d'Italia line-up

Richie Porte will lead Team Sky in the Giro d'Italia (May 9-31)

Richie Porte wins Stage 2 of the 2015 Giro del Trentino

(Image credit: Watson)

British WorldTour squad Team Sky has confirmed its line-up for the first Grand Tour of the 2015 season - the Giro d'Italia, starting on Saturday, May 9.

Australian Richie Porte will be the squad's general classification hope, and goes into the prestigious Italian three-week race as one of the leading contenders. Porte has already taken victories in Paris-Nice, Volta a Catalunya and Giro del Trentino so far this year, in what has been his strongest season to date.

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