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.

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Rob Shaw

Rob Shaw

Sports editor

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