Richie Porte forced to abandon Giro d'Italia cycle race

Rob Shaw
By Rob Shaw
Updated May 27 2022 - 11:33pm, first published 11:00pm
GUTSY STUFF: Richie Porte shortly before pulling out of the Giro d'Italia. Picture: Twitter

Richie Porte's team paid a glowing tribute as the veteran Tasmanian cyclist was forced to abandon his 17th and last Grand Tour just two stages from the end.


Rob Shaw

Rob Shaw

Sports editor

Heralding the impact of Tasmanian sport without saying "punching above its weight" is not as easy as it sounds.

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