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Dr. Ashrawi denounces Giro d'Italia for presenting Jerusalem as a unified city under Israel's sovereignty - Palestine News Network

Fri Dec 1 2017 5:42pm

Palestine News Network

Dr. Ashrawi denounces Giro d'Italia for presenting Jerusalem as a unified city under Israel's sovereignty
Palestine News Network
In response to media inquiries concerning Giro d'Italia bowing to pressure from Israel's right-wing coalition government by deleting any reference to West Jerusalem on its website and using Jerusalem instead, PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan ...

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Commentary: Why Froome's Giro-Tour double will win you over - VeloNews

Fri Dec 1 2017 4:48pm

VeloNews

Commentary: Why Froome's Giro-Tour double will win you over
VeloNews
He will attempt to hold all grand tour titles at once and become the first rider to win the fabled Giro-Tour double since Marco Pantani in 1998. This is an absolute masterstroke by Froome and exactly the type of charm campaign the Briton needs to ...

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Commentary: Froome's Giro plans will spoil the Tour - VeloNews

Fri Dec 1 2017 4:48pm

VeloNews

Commentary: Froome's Giro plans will spoil the Tour
VeloNews
Nevertheless, the Giro d'Italia is not the Tour de France. The French grand tour is cycling's undisputed marquee event — and it should be cycling's marquee showdown of the sport's top stars at peak form. But no matter how you slice it, with a Giro in ...

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'Work towards African production', Italian deputy FM - ANSAmed

Fri Dec 1 2017 3:06pm

ANSAmed

'Work towards African production', Italian deputy FM
ANSAmed
We have created connections between the public and the private, between companies and NGOs. Our African friends want to learn our SME culture,'' he noted. The migration issue, Giro said, should be dealt with through ''bipartisan'' politics that ''are ...

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Vegni plays down 'misunderstanding' over Giro d'Italia Jerusalem stage name - Cyclingnews.com

Fri Dec 1 2017 2:45pm

Cyclingnews.com

Vegni plays down 'misunderstanding' over Giro d'Italia Jerusalem stage name
Cyclingnews.com
But on Wednesday, Israeli ministers threatened to withdraw support for the 2018 Giro d'Italia's Grande Partenza, where the first three days are set to take place in Israel, after maps released during the full route presentation in Milan listed the ...

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PA: Giro d'Italia 'complicit' in Israeli occupation - Arutz Sheva

Fri Dec 1 2017 2:44pm

Arutz Sheva

PA: Giro d'Italia 'complicit' in Israeli occupation
Arutz Sheva
The Palestinian Authority on Friday blasted the organizers of the Giro d'Italia cycle race, accusing them of being "complicit in Israel's military occupation" by starting the 2018 race from Jerusalem. "By organizing such an event, Giro d'Italia is ...

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Report: Dumoulin to challenge Froome at Giro d'Italia - CyclingTips

Fri Dec 1 2017 2:18pm

CyclingTips

Report: Dumoulin to challenge Froome at Giro d'Italia
CyclingTips
Closely linked to the Giro d'Italia through the RCS group, Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport has reported that defending champion Tom Dumoulin is certain to line up at the start of the 2018 Giro d'Italia. The Team Sunweb rider won the race last ...

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Dumoulin looks set for Giro, Boels-Dolmans extends: Daily News Digest - CyclingTips

Fri Dec 1 2017 2:18pm

CyclingTips

Dumoulin looks set for Giro, Boels-Dolmans extends: Daily News Digest
CyclingTips
Closely linked to the Giro d'Italia through the RCS group, Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport has reported that defending champion Tom Dumoulin is certain to line up at the start of the 2018 Giro d'Italia. The Team Sunweb rider won the race last ...

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'Work towards African production', Italian deputy FM - ANSAmed

Fri Dec 1 2017 2:02pm

ANSAmed

'Work towards African production', Italian deputy FM
ANSAmed
(ANSAmed) - ROME, DECEMBER 1 - Italian deputy foreign minister Mario Giro called for more focus on making sure that Africa produces. In speaking at the ongoing Med Dialogues conference in Rome, Giro said that ''I am not against Chinese investment. To ...

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VN Show: Is Froome's Giro participation a blast or a bummer? - VeloNews

Fri Dec 1 2017 1:58pm

VeloNews

VN Show: Is Froome's Giro participation a blast or a bummer?
VeloNews
It turns out the rumors were true: Chris Froome plans to race the 2018 Giro d'Italia. On today's episode of The VeloNews Show, we discuss Froome's Giro bid, and what it means for the sport. Will Froome's participation boost the Giro's international ...

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VN Show: Is Froome's Giro participation a blast or a bummer? - VeloNews

Fri Dec 1 2017 1:58pm

VeloNews

VN Show: Is Froome's Giro participation a blast or a bummer?
VeloNews
It turns out the rumors were true: Chris Froome plans to race the 2018 Giro d'Italia. On today's episode of The VeloNews Show, we discuss Froome's Giro bid, and what it means for the sport. Will Froome's participation boost the Giro's international ...

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Palestinians fume after Giro pulls 'West Jerusalem' mention - Brinkwire (press release)

Fri Dec 1 2017 11:03am

Brinkwire (press release)

Palestinians fume after Giro pulls 'West Jerusalem' mention
Brinkwire (press release)
A small group of people demonstrate holding Palestinian flags, outside the Rai headquarters during the presentation of the Giro d'Italia, in Milan, Italy, on Nov. 29, 2017. (Luca Bruno / AP). JERUSALEM — Palestinian officials are fuming over the Giro ...

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Palestinians: Giro d'Italia 'complicit in Israeli occupation' - The Times of Israel

Fri Dec 1 2017 10:37am

The Times of Israel

Palestinians: Giro d'Italia 'complicit in Israeli occupation'
The Times of Israel
The 101st Giro d'Italia is to begin in Jerusalem on May 4, 2018, the first time one of cycling's three major races has started outside Europe. But organizers have come up against local political sensitivities, the status of Jerusalem being one of the ...

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Giro D'Italia Alters 'West Jerusalem' Wording for Cycling Race's Starting Point - Algemeiner

Fri Dec 1 2017 10:34am

Algemeiner

Giro D'Italia Alters 'West Jerusalem' Wording for Cycling Race's Starting Point
Algemeiner
JNS.org – The organizers of the 2018 Giro d'Italia, a major international cycling race that is slated to start in Israel, removed wording on Thursday that had promoted the starting point of the race as “west Jerusalem” rather than just “Jerusalem ...

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Palestinians: Giro d'Italia 'complicit' in Israeli occupation - Yahoo7 News

Fri Dec 1 2017 10:28am

Yahoo7 News

Palestinians: Giro d'Italia 'complicit' in Israeli occupation
Yahoo7 News
"By organising such an event, Giro d'Italia is being complicit in Israel's military occupation and its egregious violations of international law, conventions and consensus," Hanan Ashrawi, a senior Palestinian official, said in a statement. "We urge ...

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Israel pleased Giro has fixed 'West Jerusalem' reference - CTV News

Fri Dec 1 2017 10:27am

CTV News

Israel pleased Giro has fixed 'West Jerusalem' reference
CTV News
JERUSALEM -- Israeli officials on Thursday declared victory in a battle over semantics surrounding the upcoming Giro d'Italia, saying it had persuaded the cycling event to remove any reference to "West Jerusalem" from their website. The Giro, one of ...

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Giro d'Italia: Nibali warns Froome - News of Bahrain- DT News (press release)

Fri Dec 1 2017 2:25am

Giro d'Italia: Nibali warns Froome
News of Bahrain- DT News (press release)
London : Bahrain-Merida's leader Vincenzo Nibali seemed genuinely surprised and a little put out to discover that Chris Froome will target the Giro d'Italia-Tour de France double in 2018, with the Briton's decision and eight-second video message ...

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Froome ready to ride Giro next year - Herald-Whig

Thu Nov 30 2017 11:00pm

Froome ready to ride Giro next year
Herald-Whig
MILAN (AP) — Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome says he will ride the Giro d'Italia next year in an attempt to win a third consecutive Grand Tour. Froome won the Spanish Vuelta for the first time this year, and victory at the Giro would ...

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Giro D'Italia Organizers Back Down In Row With Israel Over 'West Jerusalem' Start - SportsBusiness Daily

Thu Nov 30 2017 6:49pm

Giro D'Italia Organizers Back Down In Row With Israel Over 'West Jerusalem' Start
SportsBusiness Daily
The Giro d'Italia appears to have "backed down in a row with Israeli ministers" over its labeling of the major European cycling tour's '18 departure as "west Jerusalem" rather than Jerusalem, which "led to a threat to withdraw support," according to ...

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Defending champions Van Vleuten & Arndt to return to Cadel's Race - CyclingTips

Thu Nov 30 2017 5:23pm

Defending champions Van Vleuten & Arndt to return to Cadel's Race
CyclingTips
Annemiek van Vleuten (Orica-Scott) and Nikias Arndt (Sunweb) will return to Geelong in 2018 to defend their respective titles at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. Arndt had been dropped in the closing kilometres of this year's race, before ...

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