Savio: We don’t take orders from anybody

A man nicknamed the Prince was perhaps never likely to submit meekly to the orders of more powerful forces, and Gianni Savio responded defiantly to pink jersey Cadel Evans’ attempt to persuade his Androni-Venezuela team to call off their work on the front of the peloton on stage 11 of the Giro d’Italia in Savona.

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