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

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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

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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

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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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