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Froome to race in Israel next year - Jewish Chronicle

Wed Dec 6 2017 9:47am

Jewish Chronicle

Froome to race in Israel next year
Jewish Chronicle
Froome's announcement was part of the official unveiling of the route for the Giro in Milan. The 21 stages of the race were outlined, including the 'Big Start' in Israel, beginning with a short time trial in Jerusalem on May 4. The race will carry with ...

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Sam Bennett chose cycling over football, and now that's paying off - Cycling Weekly

Wed Dec 6 2017 7:29am

Cycling Weekly

Sam Bennett chose cycling over football, and now that's paying off
Cycling Weekly
Sam Bennett's progression to becoming one of the peloton's fastest sprinters continued apace throughout 2017. A stage win at Paris-Nice in spring followed by a string of top-three placings in the Giro d'Italia confirmed his steadily growing status. But ...

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Chris Froome Could Make Cycling History By Winning a Giro-Tour Double in 2018 - Bicycling

Tue Dec 5 2017 2:55pm

Bicycling

Chris Froome Could Make Cycling History By Winning a Giro-Tour Double in 2018
Bicycling
Froome has outlined a near-unprecedented series of goals. He's aiming to become the first rider in 19 years to achieve a Giro-Tour double (Marco Pantani, 1998); win the Giro and become the first rider in 35 years to win three successive Grand Tours ...

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Review: Giro Blaze 2.0 gloves - VeloNews

Tue Dec 5 2017 1:19pm

VeloNews

Review: Giro Blaze 2.0 gloves
VeloNews
Winter cycling gloves must strike a balance between dexterity and warmth. If they're too heavy, we struggle to shift and brake — too light and we end up with numb fingertips. Giro's Blaze 2.0 gloves aren't meant for Arctic riding, but they succeed in ...

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Giro d'Italia wins Best Stage Race in 2017 Cyclingnews Reader Poll - Cyclingnews.com

Tue Dec 5 2017 12:00pm

Cyclingnews.com

Giro d'Italia wins Best Stage Race in 2017 Cyclingnews Reader Poll
Cyclingnews.com
Nairo Quintana lined up in Sardinia as favourite to complete the first leg of a Giro-Tour double, and seemed to copper-fasten that status by soloing to victory atop the Blockhaus on stage 9. The mass crash at the base of the climb that eliminated ...

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Giro d'Italia wins Best Stage Race in 2017 Cyclingnews Reader Poll - Cyclingnews.com

Tue Dec 5 2017 12:00pm

Cyclingnews.com

Giro d'Italia wins Best Stage Race in 2017 Cyclingnews Reader Poll
Cyclingnews.com
Nairo Quintana lined up in Sardinia as favourite to complete the first leg of a Giro-Tour double, and seemed to copper-fasten that status by soloing to victory atop the Blockhaus on stage 9. The mass crash at the base of the climb that eliminated ...

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Doing the double: Miguel Indurain on Froome's Giro-Tour ambitions - Rouleur

Tue Dec 5 2017 11:30am

Rouleur

Doing the double: Miguel Indurain on Froome's Giro-Tour ambitions
Rouleur
So even if he hasn't raced the Giro for a while, he knows what it takes to win. Overall though, I'm sure it will be the same for him as it was for me – you have to pay attention to all the details.” Froome, Contador, Quintana, Tour 2013 Neither Alberto ...

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Human rights groups call on 'Giro' to move start of 2018 bike race from occupied Jerusalem - Mondoweiss

Tue Dec 5 2017 10:21am

Human rights groups call on 'Giro' to move start of 2018 bike race from occupied Jerusalem
Mondoweiss
Cycling fans around the world were shocked by the news in September that the first of the three great annual bike races– the Giro d'Italia, which kicks off in May — would start in occupied Jerusalem. The first three stages of the three-week race are ...

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Rigoberto Uran: 'When you don't get results, the only thing to do is wait and keep working' - Cyclist

Tue Dec 5 2017 8:22am

Cyclist

Rigoberto Uran: 'When you don't get results, the only thing to do is wait and keep working'
Cyclist
To be third in Volta a Catalunya is not the same than being fifth in the Giro d'Italia. Of course, it can be stressful but it's important that the results don't affect me. It doesn't matter if you win or lose. If you win, you can't relax. This year ...

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Rigoberto Uran Q&A - Cyclist

Tue Dec 5 2017 8:22am

Cyclist

Rigoberto Uran Q&A
Cyclist
To be third in Volta a Catalunya is not the same than being fifth in the Giro d'Italia. Of course, it can be stressful but its important that the results don't affect me. It doesn't matter if you win or lose. If you win, you can't relax. This year ...

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VN pod, ep. 61: Giro route and Froome's bid for pink - VeloNews

Tue Dec 5 2017 4:44am

VN pod, ep. 61: Giro route and Froome's bid for pink
VeloNews
Welcome to the VeloNews cycling podcast, where we discuss the latest trends, news, and controversies in the world of cycling. We've been poring over stage profiles and maps to decipher the 2018 Giro d'Italia route. But we couldn't do it alone. So, we ...

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Journalists must refuse Israeli junkets - The Electronic Intifada (blog)

Tue Dec 5 2017 4:28am

The Electronic Intifada (blog)

Journalists must refuse Israeli junkets
The Electronic Intifada (blog)
Next year, the Giro d'Italia – a major cycling race – will start in Jerusalem. Hoping to garner some favorable publicity, Israel and its supporters are already organizing press trips ahead of the event. Richard Abraham, a cycling writer, has admitted ...

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DRC gold explorer loses investment after feasibility study put on ice - Mining Review

Mon Dec 4 2017 11:59pm

Mining Review

DRC gold explorer loses investment after feasibility study put on ice
Mining Review
Completion of the subscription agreement and the 2nd tranche investment of $10 million by Luck Winner in Amani Gold's issued capital was subject to satisfaction or waiver of a condition precedent by close of business on 30 November 2017, being an ...

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People News - Daily Peloton

Mon Dec 4 2017 10:05am

Daily Peloton

People News
Daily Peloton
The 2018 Giro d'Italia will start on May 4th in the city of Jerusalem, the first time a Grand Tour has ever started outside Europe. The ancient city, fought over for millenia, will see three days of sporting competition. The opening stage will be a 9 ...

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Froome tops Sagan as Best Male Road Rider in 2017 Cyclingnews Reader Poll - Cyclingnews.com

Mon Dec 4 2017 9:56am

Cyclingnews.com

Froome tops Sagan as Best Male Road Rider in 2017 Cyclingnews Reader Poll
Cyclingnews.com
Last year's winner Peter Sagan, who became world champion for a third time, ran Froome close with 29 per cent of the vote, while Giro d'Italia champion Tom Dumoulin was the next best placed on 15 per cent. Froome, uncharacteristically, did relatively ...

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Froome tops Sagan as Best Male Road Rider in 2017 Cyclingnews Reader Poll - Cyclingnews.com

Mon Dec 4 2017 9:56am

Cyclingnews.com

Froome tops Sagan as Best Male Road Rider in 2017 Cyclingnews Reader Poll
Cyclingnews.com
Last year's winner Peter Sagan, who became world champion for a third time, ran Froome close with 29 per cent of the vote, while Giro d'Italia champion Tom Dumoulin was the next best placed on 15 per cent. Froome, uncharacteristically, did relatively ...

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Tag Heuer extends Giro d'Italia deal - SportsPro Media

Mon Dec 4 2017 9:14am

Tag Heuer extends Giro d'Italia deal
SportsPro Media
Tag Heuer has renewed its partnership with the Giro d'Italia to be the official timekeeper of the Grand Tour race for the second consecutive year. The luxury watchmaker will provide timekeeping equipment for the European cycling race, and will also see ...

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Dumoulin and Van der Breggen nominated for Dutch sportsman and woman of the year - Cyclingnews.com

Mon Dec 4 2017 6:53am

Cyclingnews.com

Dumoulin and Van der Breggen nominated for Dutch sportsman and woman of the year
Cyclingnews.com
Dumoulin has had a supreme season that saw him take his first Grand Tour title at the Giro d'Italia when he beat Nairo Quintana by 31 seconds in a dramatic time trial finale. His summer was sparse of racing as he geared up towards the World ...

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Israel Pleased, Palestinians Fume After Giro Pulls 'West Jerusalem' Reference - Yeshiva World News

Mon Dec 4 2017 5:09am

Yeshiva World News

Israel Pleased, Palestinians Fume After Giro Pulls 'West Jerusalem' Reference
Yeshiva World News
The Giro referred to “West Jerusalem” on a map on its official website. Furious Israeli officials threatened to drop out if the wording was not amended, and on Thursday the site was changed merely to “Jerusalem.” In a joint statement, Sports Minister ...

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Readers pick Van Vleuten as Best Female Road Rider in 2017 Cyclingnews poll - Cyclingnews.com

Mon Dec 4 2017 4:42am

Cyclingnews.com

Readers pick Van Vleuten as Best Female Road Rider in 2017 Cyclingnews poll
Cyclingnews.com
A national time trial would follow as well as two stages of the Giro Rosa and an emphatic victory at La Course. In October, she won the Boels Rentals Ladies Tour before closing her season at the World Championships, winning the world title in the time ...

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