Giro d'Italia 2017 wild card teams announced

Giro d'Italia organiser RCS Sport has awarded wildcard invitations to Bardiani-CSF, CCC Sprandi, Gazprom-Rusvelo and Wilier-Selle Italia for the 2017 race. However, there is no place for Gianni Savio's Androni Giocattoli for a second year or for the Italo-Japanese Nippo-Vini Fantini team led by Damiano Cunego.

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Stephen Farrand
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Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.