British cycling star Chris Froome has announced that he will participate in the 2018 Giro d’Italia, which will start with 3 days in Israel. Froome’s announcement was part of the official unveiling of the route for the Giro this evening in Milan. The 21 stages of the race were outlined, including the ‘Big Start’ in Israel, beginning in Jerusalem on 4 May. The race, which usually ends in Milan, will this year end in Rome. As such, the 2018 Giro will carry with it a message of peace, coexistence and the power of sport to bring people together.