Svein Tuft, Mike Woods provide the Canadian content at 100th Giro D'Italia

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The Giro D'Italia, one of the world's biggest cycling races, began on May 5 in Alghero, Italy, and finished its 13th stage on Friday. Canada is represented by two cyclists at the 100th edition of the race — Mike Woods and Svein Tuft.


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