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Giro d'Italia 2015 Live Dashboard
Race Info, Preview, Live Video, Results, Photos and Highlights

Are we looking into the eyes of the 2015 winner? Alberto Contador's mental and physical toughness will be difficult to beat as the Giro d'Italia wraps up this week. This is the 2015 Giro d'Italia Live Dashboard with access to everything you should need from just one page with daily updates featuring stage previews, live video, results, reports, big photos and video highlights.
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News and Updates for Giro d'Italia 2015

May 29 update:
Stage 20 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
LeMond: The UCI should use a heat gun to detect motorscyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 20 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 19 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 19 Results and General Classificationrcs
Aru saves his pride with stage win on the climb to Cerviniacyclingnews
Aru earns redemption with Giro stage 19 winvelonews
Contador hits cruise control to Cerviniavelonews
Hesjedal left disappointed after near stage win in Cerviniacyclingnews
Contador content to mark Landa on the road to Cerviniacyclingnews
Hesjedal: No lamenting what could have beenvelonews
May 28 update:
Stage 19 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Astana says Aru may race Vuelta after Giro misfirevelonews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 19 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 18 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 18 Results and General Classificationrcs
Gilbert wins stage 18 in Verbaniacyclingnews
Gilbert wins; Contador turns the screws in Giro stage 18velonews
Contador: We were already working before Landa fellcyclingnews
Hesjedal bike tested for motor: "It’s the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard of"velonews
Gilbert savours his solo victory at the Giro d’Italiacyclingnews
The Tour de France is looming – but Alberto Contador keeps attackingcyclingweekly
Mixed feelings as Hesjedal continues late march up Giro d’Italia standingscyclingnews
Cunego breaks collarbone in Giro d’Italia crashcyclingnews
Aru, Landa and Astana take defeat on the chin at the Giro d’Italiacyclingnews
Amador credits weight loss for surprise Giro d’Italia showingcyclingnews
Hesjedal: I am always strong in the third weekcyclingquotes
May 27 update:
Stage 18 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Aru tries to stay optimistic and on the podium at the Giro d’Italiacyclingnews
Stage 18 previewcyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 18 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 17 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 17 Results and General Classificationrcs
Modolo wins stage 17 in Luganocyclingnews
Twice is nice: Sacha Modolo wins Giro stage 17velonews
Giro’15 St.17: Magic Modolo!pezcyclingnews
Modolo doubles his haul after surviving Mortirolocyclingnews
Nizzolo desperate for Giro d’Italia stage win after seven near missescyclingnews
May 26 update:
Stage 17 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 17 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 16 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 16 Results and General Classificationrcs
Landa wins second stage in Apricacyclingnews
Landa steals the show, Contador extends lead in Giro stage 16velonews
Contador counters rivals' attack after his untimely puncturevelonews
Giro’15 St.16: Confident Contador!pezcyclingnews
Contador fights back on Mortirolo to extend Giro d’Italia leadcyclingnews
Hesjedal: 'Saxo just annihilates themselves'velonews
Aru: I could have lost 20 minutescyclingnews
Astana gives crown to Landa; Aru cracks on Mortirolovelonews
Hesjedal shows no fear on Giro d’Italia Mortirolo stagecyclingnews
Kruijswijk keen to take advantage of form at Giro d’Italiacyclingnews
Landa eclipses Aru on the Mortirolocyclingnews
May 25 update:
Stage 16 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Preview: Can the Mortirolo breathe new life into Giro d’Italia?cyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 16 profile, map and timetable.

Monday is the second and final rest day

May 25 update:
The Final Week of The Giro d’Italiainrng
Richie Porte abandons Giro d'Italiacyclingnews
Aru: I've not lost hope at the Giro d'Italiacyclingnews
Giro d'Italia: 8 conclusions from the second weekcyclingnews
Porte exclusive: "I guess that’s cycling. It’s a cruel sport"cyclingnews
Amador and Trofimov lead surprises as Giro d’Italia enters final weekcyclingnews
Contador surprised by buffer as Giro d’Italia enters final weekcyclingnews
Index to 440 Big Photos from the first 15 stages of the Giro d'Italiasirotti/rcs
Leopold Konig steps up as Team Sky leader after Porte quits Giro d'Italiacyclingweekly
Giro d’Italia transfer talk: Porte and Uran key pieces in 2016 marketcyclingnews
Ochowicz calls for end to “crash fest” by removing wildcard teamsvelonews
Contador: “A stage victory is secondary – I cannot jeopardise the GC”cyclingtips

Stage 15 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 15 Results and General Classificationrcs
Landa wins on Madonna di Campigliocyclingnews
Mikel Landa wins stage 15 as Alberto Contador defends Giro leadvelonews
Giro’15 St.15: Landa Lands The Big One!pezcyclingnews
Quotes from the finish line of stage 15cyclingnews
Porte suffers and loses over 27 minutes in Giro d'Italia mountainscyclingnews
Contador says Landa was stronger than Arucyclingnews
Aru and Landa play down a possible change of leadership at Astanacyclingnews
Hesjedal ploughs lone furrow at Giro d’Italiacyclingnews
Ryder Hesjedal chases solo, edges up Giro GCvelonews
Dupont: I had nothing more to give on the climbcyclingquotes
König takes over leadership at Sky as Porte loses 27 minutescyclingnews
Kruijswijk survives Astana's "murderous pace" to climb Giro d'Italia GCcyclingnews
May 23 update:
Stage 15 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Return to Madonna di Campiglio evokes memories of Marco Pantanicyclingnews
Porte's continued Giro d'Italia participation uncertain after time trial disappointmentcyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 15 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 14 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 14 Results and General Classificationrcs
Alberto Contador storms back into race leadcyclingnews
Kiryienka wins stage 14 time trial, Contador retakes Giro leadvelonews
Giro'15: Kiriyienka Wins Long TT, Bert Back in Pink!pezcyclingnews
Quotes from the finish line of stage 14cyclingnews
Time yet to talk Contador Giro-Tour double?velonews
Urán struggles in Giro d’Italia time trial but vows to fight oncyclingnews
Tinkov on Contador: Astana could try to drop him but they can’t do itcyclingnews
Contador takes charge at the Giro d’Italia after impressive time trial performancecyclingnews
Aru: I’m not happy with my result but the Giro d’Italia goes oncyclingnews
May 22 update:
Stage 14 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Contador: Saturday's time trial 'will not decide the Giro'velonews
Stage 14 ITT Start Order and Times (CET) — rcs
Aru will be biggest loser in Giro d'Italia time trial, say rival team bossescyclingweekly
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 14 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 13 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 13 Results and General Classificationrcs
Modolo wins bunch sprint in Jesolocyclingnews
Giro'15: Modolo Wins in Jesolo!pezcyclingnews
Contador loses lead to Aru with crash; Modolo wins stage 13velonews
Porte: There’s not much to do when everyone in front of you goes downcyclingnews
Aru savours becoming the first ever Sardinian in pink at the Giro d’Italiacyclingnews
Richie Porte's Giro di disastervelonews
Alberto Contador loses Giro d’Italia lead to Fabio Aru amid crash chaostheguardian
Contador loses jersey but saves race after Jesolo crashcyclingnews
Uran back in contention at the Giro d’Italia as long time trial loomscyclingnews
May 21 update:
Stage 13 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 13 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 12 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 12 Results and General Classificationrcs
Gilbert wins stage 12 in Vicenzacyclingnews
Giro’15 St.12: Gilbert The Great!pezcyclingnews
Gilbert wins, Contador consolidates GC leadvelonews
Quotes from the finish line of stage 12cyclingnews
Uran holding out for TT miraclevelonews
Gerrans to abandon Giro d’Italia following stage 12 crashcyclingnews
Contador upbeat after taking more time from Aru at the Giro d’Italiacyclingnews
Aru puts on a brave face after a losing time to Contador at the Giro d’Italiacyclingnews
Cookson: 'The UCI jury had no option' with Sky's Portevelonews
Fractured vertebrae for Küng in Giro d'Italia crashcyclingnews
May 20 update:
Stage 12 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Stage 12 preview: Vicenza offers another chance for the Classics riderscyclingnews

See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 12 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 11 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 11 Results and General Classificationrcs
Zakarin motors to stage win on F1 track in Imolacyclingnews
Stage 11: Ilnur Zakarin wins at Imola GP circuit, Alberto Contador keeps
Zakarin solos to victory in Giro stage 11velonews
Common sense should have prevailed in Porte case says Brailsfordcyclingnews
Quotes from the finish line of stage 11cyclingnews
Contador tests rivals with attack on Imola circuitcyclingnews
Hesjedal goes on the attack again at the Giro d’Italiacyclingnews
Urán’s ill-starred Giro d’Italia continues with Imola crashcyclingnews
Profile: Who is Ilnur Zakarin?cyclingnews
Giro d'Italia: Aru was expecting Contador’s attack, says Tiralongocyclingnews
Contador takes a jab at Aru, nonplussed by suggestions of helmet penaltyvelonews

May 19 update:
Stage 11 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Stage 11 preview: Organizers bring back 1968 Worlds finish circuit in Imolacyclingnews
Porte: Team Sky are fired up to gain back time at Giro d'Italiacyclingnews

See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 11 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 10 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 10 Results and General Classificationrcs
Boem takes breakaway sprint to win in Forlìcyclingnews
Colli finally leaves hospital after Giro d'Italia crashcyclingweekly
Richie Porte’s Giro d’Italia hopes deflated by late puncturetheguardian
Rival Australian comes to Richie Porte's rescue in Giro d'Italiacyclingweekly
Quotes from the finish line of stage 10cyclingnews
Porte loses time, Boem wins Giro stage 10velonews
Richie Porte docked two minutescyclingnews
Brailsford on Porte’s wheel change: The 'spirit of the law' has not been recognisedcyclingnews
Reactions to Porte's stage 10 time penaltyvelonews
Contador expresses sympathy for Porte after Sky rider docked timecyclingnews
Vegni: Rule had to be applied in Porte casecyclingnews
May 18 update:
Stage 10 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 10 profile, map and timetable.

Monday is the first rest day

May 17 update:
The Giro d’Italia One Week Ininrng
Porte perfectly placed after opening week of the Giro d’Italiacyclingnews
Porte waiting for the time trialcyclingquotes
Cunego keeps the faith at the Giro d’Italiacyclingnews
Aussies make mark on grand Italian cycling
Index to 275 Big Photos from the first nine stagessirotti/rcs
Giro d'Italia 2015 rest day reviewcyclingweekly
Giro director confirms U.S. start back on radarvelonews
Giro d’Italia the hardest Grand Tour of recent years, says Rogerscyclingnews
Contador may loan out maglia rosa but still confident for Giro d'Italiacyclingnews
Giro d’Italia: Nine conclusions after nine stagescyclingnews
Is Astana burning its Giro matches too soon?velonews
Inside Richie Porte's Giro d'Italia motorhomecyclingweekly
Alberto Contador tweaks TT position due to injuryskysports
Contador 'getting better every day' ahead of crucial time trialvelonews

Stage 9 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 9 Results and General Classificationrcs
Tiralongo wins stage 9 in San Giorgio Del Sanniocyclingnews
Paolo Tiralongo wins stage 9; Alberto Contador holds Giro leadvelonews
Alberto Contador retains lead in Giro d’Italia but Astana chase hardtheguardian
Contador puts time into Uran ahead of rest daycyclingnews
Aru takes fight to Contador once again at Giro d’Italiacyclingnews
Hesjedal reflects on disappointing stage 9 for Cannondale-Garmincyclingnews
Urán: 'The gap is pretty important now' at the Giro d'Italiacyclingnews
Tiralongo: It was not the plan to go for the stage wincyclingquotes
Contador: My shoulder is a lot bettercyclingquotes
Sick Uran: Now the gaps are significantcyclingquotes
May 16 update:
Stage 9 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 9 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 8 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 8 Results and General Classificationrcs
Intxausti wins stage 8 summit finish at Campitello Matesecyclingnews
Intxausti takes victory, Contador stays in pink on Giro stage 8velonews
Aru’s accelerations not enough to dislodge Contador at Campitello Matesecyclingnews
Contador extends lead on Aru and Porte in Giro d'Italiacyclingnews
Porte: 'It’s obvious that Astana smell a bit of blood' at the Giro d'Italiacyclingnews
Intxausti bounces back from rough start to the Giro d'Italia to take summit victorycyclingnews
Sky tests new tires following wet-weather crashesvelonews
Contador worried about TT ambush after dodging more bulletsvelonews
Sky takes control on Baldy, but Alaphilippe takes the wincyclingnews
May 15 update:
Stage 8 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Stage 8 Previewcyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 8 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 7 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 7 Results and General Classificationrcs
Ulissi wins in Fiuggicyclingnews
Contador: I've worked too hard to just go homecyclingnews
Ulissi emerges victorious on Giro's longest dayvelonews
Giro'15 St.7: Ulissi's Redemption!pezcyclingnews
Alberto Contador admits he suffered on stage sevenskysports
Contador survives longest Giro d'Italia stage despite painful shoulder injurycyclingnews
Ulissi claims first win following return from suspensioncyclingnews
Tinkoff-Saxo guard helps Contador through the longest stagecyclingnews
May 14/15 update:
Stage 7 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Stage 7 Previewcyclingnews
In defiance of injury, Contador takes stage 7 start in Girovelonews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 7 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 6 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 6 Results and General Classificationrcs
Greipel wins on stage 6cyclingnews
Contador crashes in Giro's stage 6 sprint, injures left shouldervelonews
Giro’15 St.6: Greipel Grabs It!pezcyclingnews
Alberto Contador crashes in Giro d'Italia stage 6 sprint finishcyclingnews
Question mark over Contador's Giro d'Italiacyclingnews
Official Stage 6 medical bulletin; Daniele Colli and Alberto Contador injury updatesrcs
Contador: I dislocated my shoulder twice in Giro d’Italia crashcyclingnews
Vegni: We can’t put the Giro d’Italia in a cage away from the publiccyclingnews
Contador OK, but 'never safe' from danger in Giro sprintsvelonews
Broken humerus for Colli after Giro d'Italia crashcyclingnews
May 13 update:
Stage 6 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Stage 6 Previewcyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 6 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 5 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 5 Results and General Classificationrcs
Contador climbs into maglia rosa at Abetone; Polanc solos stage 5cyclingnews
Jan Polanc wins Giro d'Italia stage five, as Contador takes pinkcyclingweekly
Has Alberto Contador taken the Giro d'Italia lead too early?cyclingweekly
Polanc endures longest day to triumph atop Abetonecyclingnews
Contador's surprise attack nets the pink jersey in Abetonecyclingnews
Contador laughs off bike motor rumors spread by Cipollinivelonews
Aru, Astana light up first mountain finish of Giro d'Italiacyclingnews
Urán's climbing woes continue during first summit finish to Abetonecyclingnews
Porte ready to fight for the overall title at the Giro d'Italiacyclingnews
And then there were three? Contador, Aru and Porte in commandcyclingnews
May 12 update:
Stage 5 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Stage 5 Previewcyclingnews
Roads to Ride: Abetoneinrng

See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 5 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 4 Post-Race Coverage

How old do you feel when the winner of today's stage of Giro d'Italia looks this young?

— Keith Foster (@Keef76) May 12, 2015
Full Official Stage 4 Results and General Classificationrcs
Formolo takes solo win of stage 4 in La Speziacyclingnews
Giro’15 St.4: The Formolo Formula!pezcyclingnews
Quotes from the finish line of stage 4cyclingnews
Clarke continues Orica-GreenEdge's pink jersey run at the Giro d'Italiacyclingnews
A star is born: Formolo confirms his talent, delivers huge win at Girovelonews
Formolo: I don't know what my limits arecyclingquotes
Visconti: I thought it was a suicide move by Formolocyclingquotes
Contador survives Astana's onslaught in Giro d’Italiacyclingnews
Formolo still finding his limits at the Giro d’Italiacyclingnews
Uran sufferers blow in Giro d’Italia, podium chances take a knockcyclingtips
Giro d’Italia: Aru and Astana to the fore on the road to La Speziacyclingnews
Profile: Who is Davide Formolo?cyclingnews

May 11 update:
Stage 4 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Stage 4 Previewcyclingnews
Will Giro d'Italia contenders attack on the twisting road to La Spezia?cyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 4 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 3 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 3 Results and General Classificationrcs
Matthews wins stage 3 in Sestri Levantecyclingnews
Pozzovivo involved in serious crashvelonews
Domenico Pozzovivo conscious after bad Giro d’Italia crashtheguardian
Michael Matthews sprints to Giro win in tough, hilly stage 3velonews
Giro15 St.3: Multi-Matthews!pezcyclingnews
Stage 3 finish line quotescyclingnews
Gilbert's chance at victory in Sestri Levante foiled by Tinkoff-Saxo's daylong chasecyclingnews
Matthews and Orica-GreenEdge want more from opening week of Giro d’Italiacyclingnews
Contador: This was the best way to stay safecyclingquotes
Pozzovivo out of Giro d’Italia but not in danger after serious crashcyclingtips
Are Tinkoff-Saxo working too hard at the Giro d'Italia?cyclingweekly

May 10 update:
Stage 3 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Stage 3 Previewcyclingnews
Porte to sleep in ‘marginal gains’ motorhome during Giro d’Italiacyclingnews
Pure sprinters could take a back seat in coming stagescyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 3 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 2 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 2 Results and General Classificationrcs
Viviani wins sprint in Genoacyclingnews
Elia Viviani wins stage 2; Michael Matthews takes lead at Girovelonews
Greipel puts brave face on Giro d’Italia sprint defeatcyclingnews
Giro’15 St.2: Viva Viviani!pezcyclingnews
Deja vu for Matthews in Giro d'Italia maglia rosacyclingnews
Crashes send peloton sprawling on Giro d'Italia stage 2cyclingnews
Stage 2 proved a rough ride for some Giro d'Italia contendersvelonews
Alafaci blames fixed gear cyclist for Giro d’Italia crashcyclingnews
Petacchi back in the mix in the Girocyclingquotes
May 9 update:
Stage 2 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Giro d'Italia: How long can Orica GreenEdge keep the maglia rosa?cyclingnews
Stage 2 Previewcyclingnews
Can Aru go the distance? Expectations growing for Italy's next big thingvelonews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 2 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 1 Post-Race Coverage

Stage 1 TTT results
1  Orica GreenEdge          19:26   
2  Tinkoff-Saxo           + 00:07   
3  Astana Pro Team        + 00:13   
4  Etixx - Quick-Step     + 00:19   
5  Movistar Team          + 00:21   
6  BMC Racing Team        + 00:25   
7  IAM Cycling      
8                 + 00:26   
9  Team Sky               + 00:27   
10 Team Katusha      
11 Trek Factory Racing    + 00:29   
12 Lotto Soudal      
13 Team LottoNL-Jumbo     + 00:36   
14 Bardiani CSF           + 00:37   
15 CCC Sprandi Polkowice  + 00:45   
16 AG2R La Mondiale       + 00:48   
17 Team Giant-Alpecin     + 00:49   
18 Southeast Pro Cycling  + 00:52   
19 Cannondale-Garmin      + 00:53   
20 Nippo - Vini Fantini   + 00:57   
21 Lampre-Merida          + 00:59   
22 Androni Giocattoli     + 01:03

General Classification after Stage 1
1  Simon Gerrans (Orica GreenEdge)	19:26
Orica-GreenEdge win team time trialcyclingnews
Orica-GreenEdge wins Giro stage 1 TTT, Gerrans takes pink jerseyvelonews
Richie Porte and Team Sky's Giro d'Italia time loss a 'disappointment'cyclingweekly
Porte upbeat despite losing time in Giro d'Italia TTTcyclingnews
ORICA-GreenEDGE conquer the team time trial to put Gerrans in pinkgreenedgecycling
Contador ahead of Giro d'Italia rivals in opening TTT skirmishcyclingnews
Aru, Uran happy to take time on Porte in Giro d’Italia team time trialcyclingnews
Gerrans parties in Giro pink jersey after difficult daysvelonews
Gallery: Giro d'Italia team time trial techcyclingnews
May 8 update:
Stage 1 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Giro d'Italia's dramatic bike path time trialcyclingweekly
Giro's team time trial leaves little room for errorvelonews
Stage 1 TTT Start Order and Times (CET) — rcs
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 1 profile, map and timetable.

2015 Giro d'Italia Teams Presentation

May 8 update:

2015 Giro d'Italia Pre-Race Press Conferences

May 7 update:

2015 Giro d'Italia Preview

May 8 update:
Official Startlist w/ bib
Is Alberto Contador really capable of a Giro d’Italia-Tour de France double?theguardian
Giro d'Italia will be first test of UCI's 'extreme weather protocol'cyclingweekly
Gallery: Teams prepare for Giro d'Italia start in San Lorenzo al Marecyclingnews
Porte says 2015 Giro d'Italia is the race for himcyclingnews
Urán cautious ahead of Giro d’Italiacyclingnews
Alberto Contador: "The Tour alone doesn’t motivate me 100 percent"velonews
George Bennett will not start in the Giro due to low cortisol levelsteamlottojumbo
Richie Porte ready to 'step out of the shadows' and lead Team Skycyclingweekly
Petacchi: 'The Giro still drives me'velonews

May 7 update:
Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Hinault: Contador can do the Giro-Tour doublecyclingnews
On-bike footage deal signed for Giro d'Italia, starting with Saturday's team time
Debutants support Hesjedal on Cannondale-Garmin's squadcyclingnews
Greipel: I’m not looking at the Giro d'Italia route bookcyclingnews
The Giro’s Sprinters and Stage Winnersinrng
Aru: “For Me, Riding The Giro Is Like Being Home”specialized
Giro d'Italia 2015 previewvelonews

May 6 update:
Giro'15: The PEZ Previewpezcyclingnews
Preview: Decisive racing packed into Giro's final weekvelonews
Contador: I am physically and mentally ready for the Giro d'Italiacyclingnews
Pozzovivo confirmed as Ag2r-La Mondiale's Giro d'Italia leadercyclingnews
Italy celebrates Giro start without much hope for home winvelonews
Cunego leads Nippo-Vini Fantini in the Girocyclingquotes
Geniez leads FDJ in the Girocyclingquotes
Sky assembles climbing squad to back Porte's Giro bidvelonews
Giro d'Italia victory is between Alberto Contador and Richie Porteskysports
Giro d'Italia 2015: Who will win?cyclingweekly
Who Will Win The Giro?inrng
Richie Porte: My season will be judged on the Giro d'

May 5 update:
Team Sky confirms Giro d'Italia line-upcyclingweekly
Urán set to lead Etixx-QuickStep to success at the Giro d'Italiacyclingnews
BMC aims for pink jersey in Giro team time trialvelonews
BMC backing Caruso for top ten finish at Giro d'Italiacyclingnews
Lampre-Merida announces Giro d'Italia teamcyclingnews

May 4 update:
Tinkoff-Saxo names experienced squad to back Contador at the Giro d’Italiacyclingnews
Orica-GreenEdge focused on Giro d'Italia stage winscyclingnews
Romandie winner Zakarin to race Italian Grand Tour for experiencecyclingnews
Luka Mezgec to lead Giant-Alpecin at Giro d'Italiacyclingweekly

May 2 update:

April 30 update:
2015 Giro d'Italia preview and key stagescyclingnews

April 29 update:
Provisional Startlist w/ bib
Analysis: Five who can win the Giro d'Italiavelonews
Alberto Contador exclusive: Recovered from injury and ready for the Giro d'Italiacyclingnews
Aru rides into the unknownvelonews
Giro d'Italia starts without a British rider for the first time in 16 yearscyclingweekly

April 28 update:
Rebellin will not race the Giro d'Italiavelonews

April 24 update:
Porte ready for the Giro d’Italia after Trentino victorycyclingnews
2015 Giro del Trentino completed

April 23 update:
Gerrans gearing up for the

April 21 update:
The Protagonists of the Giro d'Italiavelonews

April 18 update:
Nibali certain to skip Giro d’Italia and focus on battle with Froome and Contador at the Tour de Francecyclingnews

April 16 update:
Simon Gerrans added to ORICA-GreenEDGE Giro d'Italia rostergreenedgecycling

April 14 update:
Cavendish confirmed for Tour of California, Boonen to make Giro d'Italia debutcyclingnews

April 13 update:
Boonen may make Giro d'Italia debut, but Cavendish to skip Italian tourcyclingweekly

April 10 update:
Giro d'Italia could seek damages from UCI over Astana affaircyclingweekly

March 31 update:
Contador to confront Giro-Tour double without Riis as Tinkov blasts Danevelonews

March 23 update:
Porte moves on from stormy 2014, targets Giro d'Italiavelonews

March 5 update:
Uran says he 'loves' Giro's stage 14 TT coursevelonews

February 19 update:
König targeting podium at Giro d'Italiacyclingnews

February 14 update:
Alberto Contador confirms Giro-Tour double … againvelonews
Greg LeMond: talks about the Giro-Tour Doublecyclingweekly

January 19 update:
2015 Giro d'Italia teams announcedcyclingnews

2015 Giro d'Italia Route Presentation

November 26 update:
Aru ready to challenge Contador at the Giro d'Italiacyclingnews

October 30 update:

October 6 update:
See the race summary table (right) for the all stage hosts, profiles and maps
2015 General Overall Profilegazzetta
Giro d'Italia 2015 route unveiledcyclingnews
Giro d'Italia 2015 route: Reactionscyclingnews
Tinkov offers a €1 million to Contador and his Grand Tour rivalscyclingnews
Evans honoured at Giro d'Italia presentationcyclingnews
Contador confirms Giro-Tour double objective for 2015cyclingnews
Tough but balanced Giro d’Italia route unveiledcyclingtips
Aru ready to lead Astana at 2015 Giro d'Italiacyclingnews
Vegni keen for riders to attempt Giro-Tour doublecyclingnews

Route Map (Large Version) — gazzetta

Yearly Comparison... 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
Flat Stages 7 8 7 7 4 7 6 6 8 6 ?
Medium Mountain Stages 7 5 6 6 6 5 6 7 5 4 ?
Mountain Stages 5 5 5 5 8 5 5 4 5 4 5
Climbs (Cat 2, 1 and HC) 18 20 21 21 26 24 23 23 22 20 24
Summit Finishes 6 9 7 6 8 6 6 5 4 4 4
Individual Time Trialing 59k 73k 75k 37k 45k 36k 77k 63k 65k 56k 80k
Team Time Trialing 17.6k 21.7k 17.4k 33.2k 21.5k 32.5k 20.5k 28.5k 25.6k 38.0k 0
Overall Distance 3482k 3450k 3455k 3498k 3525k 3418k 3396k 3424k 3442k 3526k 3498k

October 3 update:
Will the 2015 Giro feature fewer summit finishes?velonews

October 2 update:
Chris Froome intrigued by Alberto Contador's intention to ride next May's Giro d'Italiaskysports

September 30 update:

September 23 update:
Tinkoff-Saxo throws down Giro-Tour challenge to Grand Tour rivalscyclingnews

September 19 update:
Contador to target Giro d'Italia in 2015cyclingnews

September 15 update:
Giro d'Italia to climb Madonna di Campiglio in 2015cyclingweekly
Il Giro d’Italia 2015 torna a Campiglio sulla salita di

September 9 update:
2015 Giro d'Italia coming into focusvelonews

July 29 update:
2015 Giro d'Italia to start with a team time trial in Sanremocyclingnews

Video highlights/archived coverage from previous years
Race History with Past Winnerswikipedia

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Live Video Streaming and TV Coverage

May 9 update: A work in progress for 2015 Giro d'Italia live and delayed coverage. Most live feeds will be country restricted, but unrestricted links will appear in bold. Check back at race time for more links. Feel free to send in additional sources for live video, tv coverage or text updates/tickers as they become known. — Steve

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Italy; Live on Rai Tre.
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Europe (English); Live each day on Eurosport International and/or Eurosport 2.
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Belgium/Europe (Dutch);

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Australia; SBS live. Live and previous days highlights on SBS One for every stage

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New Zealand; Live video daily
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Spanish; Teledeporte's live feed
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Canada; Sportsnet live coverage
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Latin America; Live daily coverage. Select your country from the tv schedule
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Italian and other languages; official source for race updates
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live text updates English; updates from Charles Pelkey
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2015 Giro d'Italia Route Map

Route Map (Large Version) — gazzetta
Yearly Comparison... 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
Flat Stages 7 8 7 7 4 7 6 6 8 6 ?
Medium Mountain Stages 7 5 6 6 6 5 6 7 5 4 ?
Mountain Stages 5 5 5 5 8 5 5 4 5 4 5
Climbs (Cat 2, 1 and HC) 18 20 21 21 26 24 23 23 22 20 24
Summit Finishes 6 9 7 6 8 6 6 5 4 4 4
Individual Time Trialing 59k 73k 75k 37k 45k 36k 77k 63k 65k 56k 80k
Team Time Trialing 17.6k 21.7k 17.4k 33.2k 21.5k 32.5k 20.5k 28.5k 25.6k 38.0k 0
Overall Distance 3482k 3450k 3455k 3498k 3525k 3418k 3396k 3424k 3442k 3526k 3498k

2014 Giro d'Italia Archived Coverage

2013 Giro d'Italia Archived Coverage

2012 Giro d'Italia Archived Coverage

2011 Giro d'Italia Archived Coverage

2010 Giro d'Italia Archived Coverage

2009 Giro d'Italia Archived Coverage

2008 Giro d'Italia Archived Coverage

2007 Giro d'Italia Archived Coverage