Giro d’Italia

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.

Giro d’Italia organiser RCS Sport today (Wednesday) confirmed that the island of Sardinia will host the ‘Big Start’ of the 2017 race, which marks the centenary edition of the cycling ‘Grand Tour’.

The United Arab Emirates Cycling Federation (UAECF) is proposing to host future stages of cycling’s Giro d’Italia in Dubai.

Giro d'Italia director Michele Acquarone has been suspended from his position during an investigation into the alleged misappropriation of at least $17.7 million from race organiser RCS Sport.

Giro d'Italia organiser RCS Sport has named Trieste as the end destination of next year’s race.