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RCS Sport, organiser of the Giro d’Italia, has today (Monday) formally confirmed Israel as host for the ‘Big Start’ of the 2018 edition of the cycling race, revealing that the country saw off competition from a host of other candidates from Italy and elsewhere to secure hosting rights.

The Israeli sports ministry has today (Thursday) confirmed that the country will host the ‘Big Start’ of the 2018 Giro d’Italia cycling race.

Jerusalem in Israel has secured hosting rights to the ‘Big Start’ of the 2018 Giro d’Italia cycling race, according to the Cycling Weekly website.

Giro d’Italia organiser RCS Sport has hit out after being forced to cancel its plans to introduce a new classification to reward the cycling event’s best downhill rider amid a backlash over the safety implications of such an initiative.